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Zion Williamson
Zion Williamson
Position: F
Born: 07/06/00
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:284 lbs. / 128.8 kg.
Salary: $10,733,400
For the Pelicans, Green’s plan for how to use the multitalented Williamson and All-Star Brandon Ingram is at the core of his job. The system the Suns designed to maximize their stars’ skillset was a game-changer in elevating them to championship contenders. “Sometimes you’re just in awe of what Zion can do. We’re all excited about where we think Zion can go and it’s our responsibility to help the team get to the next level,” Green says. “When you have two All-Stars who are probably not even in the primes of their careers yet, maximizing them is important. You need to surround them with high-character players and people that can support them.”

Pelicans targeting Kyle Lowry

Marc Stein: There is rising buzz New Orleans plans to enter the race for free agent-to-be Kyle Lowry, league sources say. There will be several Lowry suitors but it’s clear why the Pels, desperate to help Zion Williamson reach the playoffs, would want in. More NBA: subscribe to Marc Stein’s NBA Newsletter.
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At 6 feet, 7 inches tall, New Orleans Pelicans superstar Zion Williamson doesn’t often get rejected at the basketball goal. But it was a different story this week when he and his family faced off with the city’s Historic District Landmarks Commission, which swatted away their plan to add a home theater, a workout space and other rooms on top of a 233-year-old Garden District mansion they bought last year.
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HDLC approval was required because adding a level to the First Street house would have required the removal of 62% of the home’s existing roof, and part of the addition would have been visible from the street. At a virtual hearing Wednesday, the HDLC unanimously dunked the request after expressing concern about the “precedent” it would set for other properties in the historic district, home to some of the grandest houses in New Orleans.
Former New Orleans Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy made his first public comments since his split with the organization and he made it clear he doesn’t think Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram or any other player had anything to do with his departure. “I hate when it gets put on players that players are getting coaches fired and things like that. I think that makes players look bad and I don’t think that’s fair,” Van Gundy said on the STUpodity podcast. “Players certainly have the right to express their opinion to people and things like that but front offices and owners make decisions and they are the ones who make decisions to fire people. That should never be placed on players.