Amid NBA coronavirus shutdown, Zion Williamson’s generosity shows why New Orleans is in great hands

It was once estimated that the difference between LeBron James playing for the Cavaliers, and not playing for the Cavaliers, represented a $500 million economic shift largely felt in the downtown Cleveland area. Cabs. Hotels. Restaurants and bars. All these businesses, all across the country, boom on game night, and Read more

Zion Williamson’s conditioning no issue for Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry: ‘He’s 19 years old. He’ll be fine’

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson has received rave reviews since he made his NBA debut earlier this season as his combination of size and athleticism is something that basketball fans haven’t seen before. While Williamson has lived up to — and maybe even exceeded — the enormous amount of Read more

LeBron James’ Lakers get the best out of Zion Williamson’s Pelicans in first meeting between two superstars

LeBron James and Zion Williamson faced off against each other for the first time on Tuesday night, and the matchup didn’t disappoint. LeBron’s Lakers walked away with a 118-109 win over Zion’s Pelicans, but both superstars put on a show as James finished the contest with a season-high 40 points Read more

NBA Star Index: Zion Williamson’s historic start continues; Kawhi Leonard quietly having career season

Welcome back to the NBA Star Index — a weekly gauge of the players who are most controlling the buzz in and around the league. Reminder: Inclusion on this list isn’t necessarily a good thing. It simply means that you’re capturing the NBA world’s attention. Also, this is not a ranking. The Read more