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Zion hammers home 3 dunks, drops 16 points in NBA debut | New Orleans Pelicans | 2019 NBA Preseason

The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Atlanta Hawks 133-109 on Monday night in preseason action, behind Zion Williamson’s 16 points (including 3 powerful slams) and the efforts of Brandon Ingram, Jrue Holiday and Lonzo Ball. On the other side of the court, Trae Young impressed with 9 points, including a play that made JJ Redick Continue Reading…

Zion, Miles Bridges and more: 2019 NBA summer league had some ridiculous plays | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Amin Elhassan play “Make or Miss,” recapping New Orleans Pelicans big man Jaxson Hayes’ ridiculous athleticism during 2019 NBA summer league, a viral selfie-oop, Detroit Pistons wing Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk breaking Jaylen Hands’ ankles on a nasty crossover, and Charlotte Hornets wing Miles Bridges’ absurd euro-step windmill dunk. They then (2:45) Continue Reading…

Pelicans GM gives Zion injury update, explains why he was shut down for NBA summer league | The Jump

New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin joins Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Vince Carter to give an injury update on Zion Williamson, who suffered a knock on his knee during his 2019 NBA summer league debut vs. RJ Barrett and the New York Knicks. They also discuss the Pelicans building around Zion, Jrue Continue Reading…

Tracy McGrady refuses to talk Zion Williamson: ‘I talk NBA basketball’ | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Tracy McGrady of The Jump play “Something, Nothing or Everything,” discussing the report that Jimmy Butler chartered Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones a jet to see his brother play in Duke vs. Kentucky (0:00); the Blue Devils debuts for Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett and Cameron Reddish — with McGrady abstaining Continue Reading…