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Good News - Zion Williamson Will Be Back For Opening Night

That’s really great to hear.

Utah Jazz v New Orleans Pelicans
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - MARCH 01: Zion Williamson #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans looks to shoot against Rudy Gobert #27 and Bojan Bogdanovic #44 of the Utah Jazz during the first half at the Smoothie King Center on March 01, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. 
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Here’s some good news: Zion Williamson will be ready for opening night, something that the New Orleans Pelicans were no doubt happy to hear.

The team made a surprising run to the playoffs where they pushed Phoenix hard before bowing out.

In Williamson’s absence last year, fellow former Blue Devil Brandon Ingram emerged as a star but there have been plenty of changes since Williamson was forced to the sidelines. Steven Adams is gone. JJ Redick is gone. Nickeil Alexander-Walker is gone. Josh Hart is gone. Lonzo Ball is gone.

And now the Pelicans have CJ McCollum, Devonte Graham, Jose Alvarado, Larry Nance, Jr., Herbert Jones and Trey Murphy.