New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson's return to the court has been delayed because of soreness in his surgically repaired foot, the team announced Thursday. Williamson was scheduled to take part in his first full practice Thursday, but he was held out due to the soreness he had been dealing with over the past few days. Despite the small setback, the team doesn't believe it will be a major issue going forward.
The New Orleans Pelicans hope the Dallas Mavericks can't repeat their hot shooting. Odds are the Mavericks can't. Dallas shot a franchise-record 68.7 percent from the floor in rolling past the host Pelicans 139-107 on Wednesday night.
The New Orleans Pelicans are signing Gary Clark to a non-guaranteed deal, a source said. The 27-year-old forward was most recently with the Mexico City Capitanes of the G League, and he previously spent time with four NBA teams, including the Houston Rockets and Orlando Magic. The Athletic first reported the news.