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New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson has returned to the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida, but will not be able to immediately rejoin his teammates.

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Williamson started a four-day quarantine on Friday night.

The New York Times’ Marc Stein adds Zion Williamson tested negative for COVID-19 every day while he was outside of the bubble.

Both sources claim the former Duke star will likely be ready to play in his team’s opener against the Utah Jazz on Thursday night.