Pelicans’ Zion Williamson encourages Louisianans to ‘stay safe and wear your mask’ in new video

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson encourages Louisianans to ‘stay safe and wear your mask’ in new video
Zion Williamson appeared in a psa with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards released Friday, July 3. (Source: Office of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards)

(WAFB) - New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson appeared alongside Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in a public service announcement reminding residents to wear a mask while out in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness blamed for a global pandemic that has killed thousands.

“I mean, I think they’re pretty cool myself,” said Williamson in the short video. Watch it below:

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson encourages Louisianans to ‘stay safe and wear your mask’ in new video

A photo of Williamson wearing a mask circulated on social media prior to the release of the psa Friday, July 3.

NBA fans reacted with their own tweets which you can read below:

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