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Zion Williamson is keeping secrets about how he got so swole during NBA hiatus

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New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson was able to work on his body and basketball game during the NBA hiatus since he has a hoop in his New Orleans home.

While speaking to Pelicans reporters on Thursday, Williamson said he and his stepdad worked extremely hard during the hiatus.

“Me and my stepdad just found different ways to stay in condition,” Zion Williamson said, via Jim Eichenhofer of Pelicans.com.

“Wherever we could find it. On court, off court. Just try to find it. I feel like I’m in good shape right now. It was just me and my stepfather. I got to get on the court every day.”

Williamson missed the beginning of his NBA career after undergoing left knee surgery to address a meniscus issue.

However, after he made his pro debut against the San Antonio Spurs in January, the new face of the Pelicans franchise was a monster on both ends of the court.

Through the first 19 games of his NBA career, Williamson has averaged 23.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists for the Pelicans. New Orleans went 10-9 with Williamson in the lineup. The Big Easy squad will be among the 22 teams partaking in the “bubble” games down in Orlando, Florida.

To make the 2020 playoffs, the Pelicans have to perform well during their eight seeding games and hope that the Memphis Grizzlies, Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings falter. New Orleans is in 10th place in the Western Conference standings.

Williamson was a beast in high school and college. Now, it appears Zion is going to dominate the NBA for the next decade or so, assuming he stays healthy of course.