Zion Williamson cleared for contact drills

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Zion Williamson, Steven Adams
(Photo: Stephen Lew).

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to participate in contact drills, beginning with 1-on-1 workouts and progressively working towards full team workouts.

Williamson, who underwent imaging on his fractured right foot on Thursday (Nov. 11), was medically cleared by Dr. Richard Ferkel of Southern California Orthopedic Institute and Dr. Scott Montgomery of Ochsner Health. Williamson will undergo further medical imaging on November 24, which will determine his availability for full team workouts.

Additional updates will be provided on his anticipated return to play timetable accordingly.

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