You can just sense Zion is close to returning to the hardwood.

We’re almost at the ALl-Star break and New Orleans Pelicans rookie and overall #1 NBA pick, Zion Williamson, hasn’t played a regular season game yet due to an injury.

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While on JJ Redick’s Podcast, he explained that he actually wanted to return to Duke for his sophomore season, but instead ended up declaring for the draft.

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