Zion Williamson could force his way off the Pelicans -- if he wants to | The Jump

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  • Published: 15 May 2019
  • Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Richard Jefferson play "Make or Miss," discussing Klay Thompson's reaction to his dunks in Game 1 of Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers, Giannis Antetokounmpo throwing some shade at the Boston Celtics while talking about the Toronto Raptors, and the reaction within the New Orleans Pelicans' front office when they won the 2019 NBA draft lottery, leading to more than 2,000 season tickets being sold overnight. They then (2:45) discuss how excited Zion Williamson should be to go to the Pelicans, with Windhorst outlining the ways -- however unlikely -- he could force his way out of New Orleans.
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  • ACG Medical
    ACG Medical  2 months back

    Giannis,

    Gets away with a lot because of his accent. In American words he’s really saying “taste the salt in my balls as they hammer your face because I scored and now you’re salty, bitch”

    • Wilfred Drew
      Wilfred Drew  2 months back

      Fucking clown 🤡!! He’s definitely not welcome here in New Orleans!!

      • dmagin777
        dmagin777  2 months back

        STOP WATCHING ESPN. THIS IS JUST MORE FAKE NEWS, CREATING FAKE TRIGGERING STORIES, AND PUSHING FAKE TRIGGERING ACTIONS "THAT COULD HAPPEN" of course the NBA, ESPN, MEDIA wants ZION on a big name team, MORE MONEY.

        • Chris Topher
          Chris Topher  2 months back

          Why the fuck would you rebrand your team the Pelicans?

          • Salshan Selim
            Salshan Selim  2 months back

            Just allow the Pelicans to enjoy this guy. Stop tryna make everything about the big market teams.

            • ray gwap
              ray gwap  2 months back

              He doesn't wanna be in New Orleans, he really wants to play in Atlanta

              • Termall Williams
                Termall Williams  2 months back

                Zion is Zion , not Anthony Davis. He gonna stay in n.o. , and make our state great

                • 525brucebruce
                  525brucebruce  3 months back

                  The nba always looks out for New Orleans look how many times the nba all star game was in New Orleans past 10 years before NY

                  • Nolafan77
                    Nolafan77  3 months back

                    "ZION COULD FORCE HIS WAY OUT OF N.O." Keep dreaming fatboy!!!!

                    • Jamyri Evans
                      Jamyri Evans  3 months back

                      Nolafan77 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

                  • kfarns
                    kfarns  3 months back

                    Inside that guys chin/neck is another stomach.

                    • dylan 4kt
                      dylan 4kt  3 months back

                      Idgaf what Brian's fatass has anything to say about sports 😂😂

                      • Mark Bourgeois
                        Mark Bourgeois  3 months back

                        There’s a chance that Brian Windhorst lays off the twinkies, but I don’t think that’s going to happen.

                        • 24SparrowJack
                          24SparrowJack  3 months back

                          If i was Zion i would be pissed to the fact that a team that won't get anywhere is going to pick me

                          • Maddox The OG
                            Maddox The OG  3 months back

                            Zion ain’t Blake he’s more Shawn Kemp

                            • Justin Daffin
                              Justin Daffin  3 months back

                              I wish ESPN would stop trying to force stars to go to NY or LA.

                              • Hogh308
                                Hogh308  3 months back

                                Zion will be a left handed Blake Griffin. Same athleticism and size (a little shorter). Same make or brick shot with no touch. An end of the all star game bench player. Good but not great.

                                • Carlton Andlerfall
                                  Carlton Andlerfall  3 months back

                                  Zion deserves a big market team and media. Why waste your first years, your prime and get nowhere with NOLA.

                                  • Tucker the YouTuber
                                    Tucker the YouTuber  3 months back

                                    Don’t worry guys he’ll probably find himself on the warriors in a couple years

                                    • Terrel Jones
                                      Terrel Jones  3 months back

                                      Maaaaaan no one wants to see him play in NO other than people in NO.

                                      • Jonathan Murrin
                                        Jonathan Murrin  3 months back

                                        This shit is disgusting that media guys are actually allowed to say trash like this.

                                        • Sefton Cookie
                                          Sefton Cookie  3 months back

                                          He's not going anywhere. He will be a Pelican. Brian Windhorst isn't good enough to be a high school reporter. Why do I have to look at this plumper in the morning?

                                          • The Fantasy Brand
                                            The Fantasy Brand  3 months back

                                            Leave it to the only athlete on the panel to be rightfully disgusted with the idea of a talent holding out on a team just because the market is small. Sports media is cancer sometimes. Fuck the Pelicans because it's ALL about the markets, so let's gift MORE shit to the Knicks so they can keep proving how inept their administration is....cuz duh mahkits

                                            • Spic Democrat
                                              Spic Democrat  3 months back

                                              Brian Phat Slob Windhorst is an idiot !!!!!

                                              • Atirus
                                                Atirus  3 months back

                                                Richards big chrome dome stretched out the neck hole on that shirt!

                                                • Jude Vincent
                                                  Jude Vincent  3 months back

                                                  Richard Jefferson is a straight savage I love it. !!!

                                                  • Jonah Scarlett
                                                    Jonah Scarlett  3 months back

                                                    OMG! you are all retarded Zion is not the goat already so stop acting like it he's gonna be a bust and I'ma laugh

                                                    • Justin Oliveros
                                                      Justin Oliveros  3 months back

                                                      lol

                                                      • Jerone Pratt
                                                        Jerone Pratt  3 months back

                                                        Fuck you Richard Jefferson

                                                        • AKTINODIAGNOSI BACKUP
                                                          AKTINODIAGNOSI BACKUP  3 months back

                                                          Zion Williamson: Think about a male body with a Kardashian ass :-)

                                                          • Emanuel Brown
                                                            Emanuel Brown  3 months back

                                                            Zion need to brush his hair

                                                            • Emanuel Brown
                                                              Emanuel Brown  3 months back

                                                              Zion not all that

                                                              • Philip Jewel
                                                                Philip Jewel  3 months back

                                                                God bless Richard Jefferson and his reality check

                                                                • Kyle Lesch
                                                                  Kyle Lesch  3 months back

                                                                  He outta just go ball out hos whole career there amd be best pelican ever. Fuck it

                                                                  • Dc4Life28
                                                                    Dc4Life28  3 months back

                                                                    Why everyone assuming he going to pelicans just cause they have the first pick, let him get drafted first

                                                                    • SirSeanDon
                                                                      SirSeanDon  3 months back

                                                                      Aaaaaand Richard Jefferson was never seen on ESPN again

                                                                      • TheReal ActionBronson
                                                                        TheReal ActionBronson  3 months back

                                                                        STOP HATING ON NEW ORLEANS

                                                                        • MrFuchew
                                                                          MrFuchew  3 months back

                                                                          Zion isn't having this bullshit. New Orleans is a great city to live in and they are excited to have him.

                                                                          • W.T.C 1990
                                                                            W.T.C 1990  3 months back

                                                                            they need to stop trying to get Zion off the Pelicans and on the Knicks, they are making the kid uncomfort, he's on the Pelicans, they need to except it

                                                                            • LYRIC RAIN
                                                                              LYRIC RAIN  3 months back

                                                                              If you live in the Anaheim area and you are tired of settling with your career....!!! ok, Why do I keep seeing this dude all up in my face all over Youtube tho!? 😂😂😂😂

                                                                              • Will I am Musiq
                                                                                Will I am Musiq  3 months back

                                                                                Zion really wants to be in New York!

                                                                                • Sombre Plays
                                                                                  Sombre Plays  3 months back

                                                                                  Nah if I was Zion I’d dip. Ain’t nothing you could make me do to try and man a sinking ship.

                                                                                  • C Mack
                                                                                    C Mack  3 months back

                                                                                    Richard Jefferson is so fuckin arrogant. I just want to slap him in the face with my cock

                                                                                    • Yandhi
                                                                                      Yandhi  3 months back

                                                                                      I’m not a fan of this happening, but didn’t Kobe do this to Charlotte?

                                                                                      • Dr. Ice
                                                                                        Dr. Ice  3 months back

                                                                                        Media is a fucking joke

                                                                                        • prodTPRG.
                                                                                          prodTPRG.  3 months back

                                                                                          who let this fucking bowling ball be an analyst

                                                                                          • Dee Doubleu
                                                                                            Dee Doubleu  3 months back

                                                                                            #UNSCRIBED

                                                                                            • Barry McCockner
                                                                                              Barry McCockner  3 months back

                                                                                              Its not as much as the media not wanting zion on specifically NO. Its just that feanchise is trash and have wasted AD for years. And they dont want the same to happen to zion. They are talented enough that they should be on championship caliber teams to see them shine for their talents. It sucks for the lesgue and fans in general watching stars like AD just be wasted to a cheapskate owner and not putting parts around him. Just like when lebron was in cleveland the first time. The team never put shit around him for him to truly contend. Its a waste of god given talent. Period

                                                                                              • Eddie P
                                                                                                Eddie P  3 months back

                                                                                                Lol damn media hates NO....and after what they did to Kobe and CP3 I’m with it.