Experiences surfaced final week that New Orleans Pelicans star rookie ahead Zion Williamson left the ESPN Huge World of Sports activities Advanced bubble website to take care of an pressing household matter.
The Pelicans confirmed, and the membership added on Wednesday that there stays no timetable for Williamson’s return.
New Orleans added that, per protocols agreed upon by the NBA and Nationwide Basketball Gamers Affiliation, the 20-year-old has undergone every day coronavirus assessments whereas away from the bubble. He must quarantine for what’s, as of July 22, an unknown interval when he returns to Orlando.
On July 16, The Athletic’s Shams Charania recommended Williamson wasn’t totally match when he left Florida.
New Orleans faces the Utah Jazz for the opening sport of the resumption on July 30.
The Pelicans entered the bubble 10th within the Western Convention standings and with work forward of them to earn a chance to, doubtless, lose to the Los Angeles Lakers within the postseason match. Whereas Williamson averaged 23.6 PPG, 6.eight RPG and a couple of.2 APG throughout his first 19 regular-season appearances, New Orleans speeding him again underneath distinctive circumstances and amid a worldwide pandemic might not be value any potential dangers.