Zion Williamson consents to 5-year, $193M augmentation with Pelicans, specialist says

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson on Saturday consented to a 5-year, $193 million assigned most extreme new kid on the block expansion to stay with the group, as per his representative.

The arrangement could procure Williamson up to $231 million, his representative, Austin Brown, told ESPN Insider Adrian Wojnarowski.

The arrangement will hold Williamson under group control through the 2027-28 season.

The Pelicans can't declare the arrangement until July 6 because of association rules.

The arrangement implies the Pelicans' confidence in Williamson notwithstanding the injury inclined previous top draft pick missing the whole 2021-2022 season to a wrecked foot and just playing 85 games in three seasons in the association. 

The group declared in late May, weeks after its season had finished up, that Williamson had been cleared for b-ball exercises without any limitations.

Zion Williamson #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans dribbles the ball downn court during the fourth quarter of an NBA game against the Golden State Warriors at Smoothie King Center on May 04, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)