METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints quarterback Drew Brees doesn't see himself and Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson as an odd couple from different generations and sports.
Brees sees key parallels in the timing of each of their arrivals on New Orleans' pro sports scene, and is eager to share what he's learned if it can help Williamson understand the task - and opportunity - at hand.
"Certainly, I am always going to be there for Zion," Brees said after practice Thursday at Saints training camp. "Whatever I can do to help guide, to help advise, to help mentor, I'm there.