The Cost of Zion Williamson’s Weight: Losing Money and Impacting Performance

Max contract may no longer be guaranteed for Zion Williamson. Williamson could be waived as early as 2025, losing $126.5 million. Shaquille O’Neal criticized Williamson’s performance but later defended him. Williamson is averaging impressive numbers this season. Pelicans’ EVP David Griffin said Williamson is taking basketball more seriously.