Zion Wiliamson talks about his team, the New Orleans Pelicans.
“I think this team can be really special when we’re all healthy. It’s just a matter of us coming together, fighting those mental battles of being in the bubble. Honestly, coming together, I feel like if we can come together and fight the battles together I think we can be something really special.”
On ‘The Last Dance’
“What I took away from ‘The Last Dance’is that you truly saw [Michael Jordan’s] love for the game (of basketball). The passion that he put into the game, and that’s the reason he is where he is. He just showed his love for the game, his drive. He felt like, if somebody could do something as close as good to him, he wanted to show that he could dominate. His mindset throughout that whole documentary is something to look at.”
On the past year
The last 12 months have been a different experience. With the injury, with all the stuff going on, not playing basketball as much as I’m used to. It’s been a crazy experience, but, like I said in my answer before, I stick with my family. My mom tells me ‘life is life.’You may go through a lot of good times, you may go through a lot of bad times, you just have to try to prepare yourself as best as you can, and for me, that’s just sticking with my family.
Before the suspension Williamson was averaging 23.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.1 assist per game, shooting 59% from the field and 64% from the foul line.