Zion Williamson will miss start of the regular season with a knee injury

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) warms up before a preseason NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in New Orleans, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Pelicans rookie phenom Zion Williamson will miss a “period of weeks” with a knee injury according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Woj also is reporting a full recovery for Zion, after using an abundance of caution.

The Pelicans already announced Williamson would miss Friday’s preseason game against the Knicks. New Orleans opens the regular season next Tuesday at Toronto.

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