Sport NBA: Zion dissatisfied? Family members want change
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The New Orleans Pelicans have recently separated from Head Coach Stan Van Gundy, looking for a new coach is not the only problem of franchise. According to a report by The Athletic, Zion Williamson is currently not enthusiastic about his team.
Accordingly, New Orleans has not yet managed to satisfy Zion and his family. "Several" family members would therefore wish that the No.1-pick ends up from 2019 with another team. The displeasure about the Pelicans should also be carried out of them pretty loudly outside.
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, however, it is not clear whether this wish has already arrived at Williamson. Sources close to him say that he only focus on basketball and win more games with the Pelicans.
rumors about a bad mood in the team, meanwhile, went over during the season again and again. Especially Brandon Ingram should not have been agreed with the coaching styleZion Williamson: Still the Pelicans Time now, the results did not agree: Despite high ambitions and an individually strong season of Williamson, it was not even enough for the play-in tournament in the West .
Williamson is again supposed to be about the trade from J.J. Redick annoyed. After the veteran, with the Zion had a good relationship, was brought to the Mavericks during the season,This has also arrived at Williamson, it says in the report.
For all trouble, however, it is important to mention that New Orleans currently has control. Williamson still plays on his rookie contract, which is valid until summer 2023. At the end of this contract, he becomes restricted free agent, unless he waives much money and accepts the Qualifying Offer for 23/24 (17.6 million).
In this case, he would become 10024 unrestricted free agent in the summer and could freely choose a new team. But because of the financial differences, this almost never happens. If Zion goes the conventional way, the Pelicans still quite a lot of time to satisfy the currently 20-year-old.Zion Williamson: His figures a year DIRAGEL PUPKEFG% REBOUNDSASSISTS612761,17,23.7
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