Zion Williamson Hasn’t Considered Return to Duke, Says Stepfather Lee Anderson

Duke's Zion Williamson arrives for the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nuccio DiNuzzo)

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Rest easy, New Orleans Pelicans fans, Zion Williamson is coming after all.

Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, appeared on the Off the Bench radio show in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Thursday and said the Duke playmaker is “excited about the prospect of getting down there and getting settled,” (h/t Jeff Duncan of the Times-Picayune). He also stressed returning to Duke “is not something that we have even considered.”

Duncan noted Anderson also said he already talked to Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry and director of basketball operations David Griffin.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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