Zion Williamson, cleared for full internships

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to participate in full team activities, the team announced Friday night.

Williamson, who is recovering from a fractured right foot, had his last series of scans on Wednesday. He was evaluated by Team Pelicans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Scott Montgomery and by Dr. Richard Ferkel, a surgeon who has worked with NBA players in the past.

The Pelicans said Williamson was involved in a 4-on-4 on Friday while the team is in Utah for back-to-back play. New Orleans plays Utah on Friday and Saturday before heading to Los Angeles to play the Clippers on Monday. The team will travel back to New Orleans on Tuesday and then play the Dallas Mavericks the next day.

The team likely won’t have a full practice that Williamson participates in until Thursday.

In a press release, the Pelicans reported that they have yet to determine when Williamson will return to game action.

Williamson has yet to play a game this season due to a broken foot. In his absence, the Pelicans are off to a 4-16 start.