Pelicans’ Zion Williamson addresses criticism about his weight

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Zion Williamson opened up about the criticism he has received regarding his weight.

The star of the New Orleans Pelicans, who is considered an overweight by many fans and NBA analysts, said he is not paying attention to criticism.

“Everybody is entitled to their own opinion. I’m just going to stick to the opinions of the people closest to me and my team, and just go from there,” Williamson said in an interview with Pelicans insider Will Guillory.