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ESPN 7 Jan 2020

Don't expect Zion Williamson to be the Pelicans' savior - Jalen Rose

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Jalen Rose, Richard Jefferson and Tim Legler weigh in on Zion Williamson returning to 5-on-5 practice with the New Orleans Pelicans today.
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Zion Williamson sits down with Rachel Nichols to talk all things about his rookie season including; what's surprised him the most about playing in the NBA, how his skills have translated to the pros, competing against his idols, how he's adjusting to the limelight at 19 years old, working his way back from injury, his Rookie of the Year campaign considering the Memphis Grizzlies' Ja Morant's electric season and the New Orleans Pelicans' chances of making the playoffs.
Fresh from playing the in the Rising Star Challenge during the NBA All-Star Weekend, New Orleans Pelicans basketball player Zion Williamson talks about his whirlwind few days, talking to President Obama, and bending rims during the game.
Ja Morant or Zion Williamson? Who will win rookie of the year? Listen to ESPN's top basketball brass as they debate the hot topic of which player is better positioned to win #NBA Rookie of the Year.

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Mike Greenberg admits he was wrong about New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson not being able to dominate in the NBA, saying Zion has been better than advertised. Tim Legler then (1:41) joins Greenberg to explain why Zion is still his prediction to win 2019-20 Rookie of the Year over Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant.
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