Unlike LeBron, Zion’s injury history dates back to AAU basketball and knee issues have popped up since in college, Summer League and, now, the NBA preseason.
Elsewhere, the Detroit Pistons seem steadfast in their reluctance to trade Blake Griffin and rebuild.
As reported by Rod Beard, according to his conversations throughout the organization, “there is no discussion of trading Blake Griffin.” Griffin averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists in 2018-19 en route to a playoff bid for the Detroit squad.
The Golden State Warriors lost Kevin Durant this summer, gained D’Angelo Russell and are now retooling their frontcourt.
A major surprise this preseason, Chriss is big, athletic and has tons of potential despite a tumultuous history of disappointing franchises.