The New Orleans Pelicans have selected forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Despite the fact of Williamson’s popularity he will not be the team’s leader next season, according to the Pelicans general manager David Griffin:
“This is Jrue Holiday’s team,” Griffin said.
Last season, Williamson averaged 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 2.1 steals and 1.8 blocks per game for the Duke.
Meanwhile, Pelicans’ Holiday averaged 21.2 points, 7.7 assists and 5.0 rebounds.
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