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Zion Williamson nearing five-year extension with Pelicans

by Luke Monaldo | Pelicans Correspondent | Fri, Jul 1st 9:16am EDT

Zion Williamson is nearing a five-year rookie max contract extension worth $231 million with the New Orleans Pelicans according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. (Shams Charania on Twitter)

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After a season of speculation, Zion Williamson will sign an extension that keeps him in New Orleans through the 2027-28 season. Williamson has averaged 25.7 points, 7 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 85 games across parts of two seasons for the Pelicans. The Duke-product missed all of the 2021-22 season recovering from a foot injury.

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