Not a positive rumor surrounding Zion Williamson.
In fact, it became so bad that Williamson refused to work with him at times. This was most prevalent during Williamson’s rookie season in 2019-20.
With all of the injuries that have surrounded Williamson throughout his career, it’s concerning he wouldn’t work with the VP of Player Care.
Clark had previously reported back in 2021 that Zion Williamson was “frustrated” with how the Pelicans handled his recovery from a torn meniscus. Most notably, he “wasn’t happy” being used in bursts on a restricted minutes limit.
Adrian Nelson was hired by the Pelicans in 2009 after spending 26 seasons with the Phoenix Suns. He was named the Joe O’Toole NBA Athletic Trainer of the Year in 2009.