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How long will Zion Williamson be out? Injury timeline, return date, latest updates on Pelicans star

The Pelicans will start the 2021-22 season without Zion Williamson.

On Thursday, Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin announced that Williamson will be reevaluated in a couple of weeks and that he “does not have a set schedule” for his return. Williamson is coming off a foot injury suffered during the offseason.

What’s next for Williamson? Here’s everything we know about his injury and the latest news on when he can return to the court.

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Timeline of Zion Williamson’s injury

It was revealed during the team’s press day that Williamson underwent surgery to repair a broken right foot during the offseason. Williamson is said to have suffered the injury before the start of the 2021 NBA Summer League.

The Pelicans were initially hopeful that his timeline would “get him back on the court in time for the regular season.”

According to ESPN’s Andrew Lopez, the Pelicans will be able to take the next step in Williamson’s recovery process when he rescanns in a couple of weeks.

When could Zion Williamson come back from injury?

The Pelicans open the 2021-22 regular season in October. 20 at home against the 76ers. They will then take a three-game road trip before returning to New Orleans to play the Hawks on October 1. 27. A two-week timeline puts Williamson in danger of missing all five games.

After their showdown with the Hawks, the Pelicans will face the Kings on October 4. 29 and the Knicks on October 29. 30

Date adversary
Wed Oct Twentieth against Philadelphia
Friday, Oct. 22 In Chicago
Sat, Oct 2. 3 in Minnesota
Mon, Oct 25 in Minnesota
Wed Oct 27 against Atlanta
Friday, Oct. 29 against Sacramento
Sat, Oct 30 against New York
Tue, November 2 in phoenix
Wed, Nov 3 in Sacramento
Friday, November 5 in golden state

Zion Williamson’s injury history

He does not. 1 in the 2019 NBA Draft, Williamson was limited to 24 games in his rookie season after he underwent surgery to repair it. a torn right lateral meniscus.

Williamson appeared in 61 of 72 possible games in his second season and won the first All-Star pick of his career with averages of 27.0 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game. He missed the last seven games of the season with a fractured left ring finger.

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