PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - JANUARY 02: Zion Williamson #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans reacts during the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center on January 02, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)(Tim Nwachukwu)

Zion Williamson medical update

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that forward Zion Williamson was recently re-evaluated for his right hamstring injury. The re-evaluation showed that Williamson’s hamstring is healing as expected and he is making good progress with his recovery. Williamson will continue his rehabilitation process, which includes strengthening his hamstring and gradually progressing to more movement. He will be re-evaluated again in two weeks.

Williamson, who sustained a right hamstring strain on January 2 at Philadelphia, has missed the last 10 games for the Pelicans. He holds season averages of 26.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game in 29 contests.