Dane Moore: D’Angelo Russell: “The refs made up some stuff throughout the game. It was all over the place, honestly. There was a few plays — and I’m not saying it was the refs — but I’m sayin it was a few calls. There was a play where I’m not sure if it was a flagrant or a jump ball.”
July 6, 2022 | 5:10 pm EDT Update
Will Guillory: Zion Williamson said the past year has been an “emotional roller coaster” because people were questioning whether he wanted to be in New Orleans and questioning his family when they were in public. He said his focus was to stay positive and get healthy.
JD Shaw: The Pelicans have officially signed Zion Williamson to his extension. “Zion is an astounding 22-year old talent, who we believe is just scratching the surface of what he is capable of, both on and off the floor,” Pelicans EVP of basketball operations David Griffin said.