Fans of the New Orleans Pelicans are really getting sick of this same old song.
The team faced what they feared most the other night when Zion Williamson was once again hurt during a game.
At the moment, no one knew how bad the hamstring injury was but the big concern was that Williamson could be out for a very long time.
Now we are getting a more definitive update on Williamson and it comes with both good and bad news.
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Shams Charania says that Williamson will be re-evaluated in three weeks to see the progress of his hamstring injury.
As Charania pointed out, this is simply the time when he will be re-evaluated – there is nothing to suggest he will be ready to play again at that point.
That’s the bad news but the good news is that things could be so much worse.
We all know that Williamson is prone to injuries, especially in his feet and legs.
Therefore, some were concerned that he could have been facing a season-ending injury.
It is very important that Williamson and the team are really careful and cautious about the situation because a hamstring injury can seemingly be healed and then made worse by rushing back to the court.
Right now, the Pels are third in the West with a 23-14 record but the future is now uncertain.
The team won’t only be without Williamson but they are still missing Brandon Ingram too.
They have a stocked, deep roster but each of the players who remain will need to step up and fight harder than ever if they wish to keep New Orleans in fighting shape until Williamson – or Ingram – return.