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Zion Williamson wants to prove he's a ‘winner' after signing monumental deal

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The New Orleans Pelicans and Zion Williamson signed a five-year rookie max deal worth up to $231 million on Wednesday.
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Zion: My family was getting harassed over my future with Pelicans

Zion: My family was getting harassed over my future with Pelicans

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

As he put pen to paper on a reported five-year, $231-million max extension with the New Orleans Pelicans , Zion Williamson recalled a personal "roller coaster of emotions" faced by him and his family all throughout last season. "I felt it the most for my family because in the beginning of the season, I told the world: 'If y'all ever want to know if I want to be here, just ask me,'" he told reporters Wednesday. "And instead of asking me, the world just ran with narratives. "And so when my family was going out in public, they're getting harassed by people on why we don't like New Orleans, or...
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Southwest Notes: Zion, W. Green, Spurs, Grizzlies

The schedule of nationally televised games for the upcoming season indicates that league officials are still skeptical about the prospect of a full year from Zion Williamson... Read more ...

Raptors to host Cavaliers in October home opener as NBA releases schedule

Raptors to host Cavaliers in October home opener as NBA releases schedule

The Toronto Raptors will play nine games this season that will be nationally televised in the United States. The Raptors announced their 2022-23 season schedule on Thursday... Read more ...

LeBron James signs 2-year, $97.1M US extension with Lakers: reports

LeBron James signs 2-year, $97.1M US extension with Lakers: reports

LeBron James has agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million US contract extension through the 2024-25 season with the Los Angeles Lakers, his agent announced Wednesday. Read more ...

Celtics Schedule: Five Best Games As Boston's 2022-23 Slate Revealed

Celtics Schedule: Five Best Games As Boston's 2022-23 Slate Revealed

NESN Logo Sign In The Boston Celtics will return for the 2022-23 season with plenty of motivation after coming up two wins shy of Banner 18. The Celtics added a few key... Read more ...

Celtics ‘The Fit' For Kevin Durant Trade? Colin Cowherd Explains

Celtics ‘The Fit' For Kevin Durant Trade? Colin Cowherd Explains

NESN Logo Sign In The Boston Celtics are viewed as a viable suitor for Kevin Durant because they have the pieces - most notably Jaylen Brown - to assemble an enticing trade... Read more ...

Ty Lue: 'I don't know' if Kawhi Leonard will be ready for the start of the...

Lue might be deflecting or leaving himself some wiggle room here, but it is a little worrisome if Leonard will not be ready to play at all after roughly a year-and-a-half out. Read more ...

Nuggets' Jamal Murray shares encouraging injury update

Jamal Murray told the media that he plans to return to the court during the preseason. Read more ...

L.A. Notes: Powell, Seattle Game, LeBron, Lakers

Norman Powell is looking forward to a fresh start with the Clippers after suffering a left foot fracture shortly after being acquired in a February trade, writes David... Read more ...

LeBron lands 2-year, $97.1M deal with Lakers

LeBron lands 2-year, $97.1M deal with Lakers

Lakers star LeBron James has agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension that includes a player option for the 2024-25 season, Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul told ESPN. Read more ...

Rivalries, returns and rookies: The NBA games you can't miss for 2022-23

Rivalries, returns and rookies: The NBA games you can't miss for 2022-23

Playoff rematches, must-see reunions and plenty of Lakers showdowns headline our most anticipated games of 2022-23. Read more ...