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Zion Williamson Update

The knee is coming along fine

Zion Williamson Visits Empire State Building
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 18: NBA Draft Prospect, Zion Williamson smiles and takes a selfie during a visit to the Empire State Building on June 18, 2019 in New York, New York. 
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Here’s a Zion Williamson update from the Pelicans: the former Duke star who tore his meniscus is “getter better literally every day,” according to Pels exec David Griffin.

“He’s progressing exactly as we had hoped he would,” Griffin told a New Orleans radio station. “We’re really optimistic, and most importantly, Zion is really excited and that’s where we want him to be.”

Griffin says it’s a 6-8 week window still and closer to eight than six. That should have him back around Christmas which would make for a nice Christmas present for Pelicans fans.