Despite the Pelicans' practice facility being closed due to coronavirus, the NBA granted a special exception to the organization allowing Williamson to receive treatment there, Christian Clark of reports. Executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin noted, "They weren't able to do any court work during that period of time, but they were able to get the [flexibility] work in needed on the table, and so that was important."

The organization has been vocal about the amount of training that Williamson needs to do to prevent injuries, including teaching him better ways to run, jump and land. Unsurprisingly, flexibility is also part of that regimen. Due to a torn meniscus, Williamson didn't make his NBA debut until Jan. 22 against the Spurs.

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