Zion Williamson out of Wednesday's game due to COVID-19 issues


The New Orleans Pelicans announced Wednesday that star forward Zion Williamson was ruled out of Wednesday night’s game at the Los Angeles Clippers due to health and safety protocols.

Health and safety protocols refers to the NBA’s guidelines related to COVID-19.

The NBA cited protocols as the reason New Orleans matchup with the Dallas Mavericks, originally scheduled for Monday was postponed.

Williamson joins guards Lonzo Ball, J.J. Redick and Eric Bledsoe on the injury.

Ball is out with a knee injury and Bledsoe is questionable with “right eye irritation.”
Redick is listed as probably with “hamstring tightness.”