All the hype surrounding Zion Williamson is finally about to take shape. The no. 1 draft pick’s regular-season debut, postponed by October surgery on his meniscus, is set for January 22 against the Spurs. His larger-than-life preseason stats (23.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 71.4 percent from the floor) lived up to the high bar, but will that production translate to the regular season? Has he dropped a few pounds to ease the tension on his knee? How will the young core of the 17-27 New Orleans Pelicans adjust?
We have the answers to these questions and more. Check out our coverage of Zion’s debut below: