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Pelicans News Around the Web (11-08-2019)

New Orleans Pelicans Weekly Show – November 7, 2019

Todd Graffagnini interviews Pelicans’ Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations David Griffin, and Caroline Gonzalez sits down with Frank Jackson to talk about fashion, sneakers, and how he’s coming into his own on and off the court. Listen in.

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Zion Williamson says right knee is ‘getting stronger day by day’

Zion Williamson has proven to be a supremely talented and skilled basketball player, but the trait that will most be tested in the 19-year-old this month is his patience. On Thursday, the No. 1 overall draft pick acknowledged that he was disappointed to miss what would’ve been his official NBA debut Oct. 22 in Toronto – as well as all of New Orleans’ subsequent games – but he’s reminding himself that the 82-game regular-season schedule is extremely long.

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Zion Williamson, Pelicans stress patience as prized rookie’s return still a ways off

When the NBA schedule was released in August, JJ Redick saw an opportunity for the Pelicans’ Duke heavy roster to do some bonding. New Orleans had three days off in between games in Brooklyn and at home, so Redick proposed an outing to the Blue Devils’ season opener against Kansas.

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Kushner: Zion speaking out for first time since knee surgery a sign he’s on track for return

Zion spoke. That alone qualifies as a newsworthy event.

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‘It hurt at first, but I’m not out forever’: Zion Williamson taking cautious approach to rehab from knee injury

NEW ORLEANS — There’s been a familiar face at the New Orleans Pelicans practice facility in recent days.

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Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson ‘getting stronger,’ to return from injury when ‘they’ll let me’

NEW ORLEANS — Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson, who had surgery on his right knee just prior to the season, on Thursday said he’s “getting stronger” but gave no indication of when he’ll return to action.

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Zion Williamson gives update on his injury rehab, says ‘no need to panic’ about Pelicans despite slow start

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson spoke to media members on Thursday for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a torn right lateral meniscus prior to the season’s start. Williamson said that his rehab was going well, but he also preached patience when it comes to his return to action.

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