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Zion Williamson injury update: Pelicans star cleared for full basketball activities after missing season

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Williamson broke the fifth metatarsal in his right foot sometime before NBA Summer League in August. The injury did not become public until late September. Williamson has one year remaining on his rookie deal. He is eligible for a contract extension worth as much as $181 million over five years.
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Pelicans' Williamson cleared to play without restrictions

The New Orleans Pelicans have announced that forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to play this offseason without any restrictions after recent imaging on the fifth metatarsal in his right foot showed continued improvement. Barring any setbacks, that should pave…

1 month ago·United States
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Zion Williamson injury update: Pelicans star cleared for full basketball activities after missing season

Williamson did not play this season due to a broken foot

1 month ago·United States
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Pelicans' Williamson cleared to play without restrictions

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have announced that forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to play this offseason without any restrictions after recent imaging on the fifth metatarsal in his right foot showed continued improvement. Barring any setbacks, that should pave the way for Williamson’s return next season after missing all of this NBA season. There was hope Williamson might return for New Orleans’ first-round playoff series…

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Sportsnet

Zion Williamson cleared to return without restrictions following foot injury

The New Orleans Pelicans announced on Thursday that power forward Zion Williamson has officially been fully cleared in his return to play progression. According to the team, a recent imaging of Williamson’s fifth right metatarsal showed continued signs of improvement. Williamson initially suffered the broken foot during workouts last summer leading up to the 2021-2022 NBA season, and ultimately did not play a single game. The announcement mean…

1 month ago·Canada
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NBC Sports

Zion Williamson cleared to return to play "without any restrictions"

It's too late for this season, but Zion Williamson has been fully cleared to play basketball and could/should be back on the court next season.

1 month ago·Stamford, United States
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The Spun

Pelicans Announce Zion Williamson Decision: NBA World Reacts

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 18: Zion Williamson #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans warms up before a game against the LA Clippers at the Smoothie King Center on January 18, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)The New Orleans Pelicans and NBA fans have received some good news regarding Zion Williamson's impending return to the basketball court.The Pelicans have cleared Zion in his return to play progression wi…

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