New Orleans Pelicans star player Zion Williamson is back in the hospital wing and will be sidelined for at least three weeks.
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The first overall pick of the 2019 Draft suffered a hamstring injury in his right leg during Monday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers, the Louisiana squad confirmed Tuesday.
This is another blow for the 6'6", 284 lb giant. He notably missed the entire last campaign due to a foot injury.
Williamson has so far lived up to the high expectations placed on him in 2022. He averaged 26.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 29 games.
The Pelicans (23-14), third in the NBA Western Conference, have already been without the services of their other star player, Brandon Ingram, since November 25.