New Orleans Hornets veteran forward Ryan Anderson knows a little bit about being the teammate of an NBA superstar, having spent time his three previous NBA seasons side-by-side with center Dwight Howard.

So as Hornets rookie power forward Anthony Davis, the first overall pick in the NBA draft, made the station-by-station rounds at New Orleans' media day Monday afternoon at the Alario Center, Anderson remembered the circus that enveloped the Magic as the soap opera that surrounded Howard's contract status played itself out.