It was announced earlier in the day on Friday that rookie Zion Williamson would miss the first few weeks of the regular season with a knee injury.  The one-and-done star has now suffered a string of leg injuries going back to last season at Duke.

The fact that Zion has suffered multiple leg injuries in such a short period of time has to be a little concerning to New Orleans.  The fans are certainly concerned about it and so is NBA analyst Paul Pierce. 

Pierce thinks that the number one overall pick will have to lose weight in order to stay healthy. 

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