Anthony Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pelicans' Gentry: Celtics have to give us Patriots if they want Davis

    Boston Herald "The Celtics and Pelicans have yet to engage in any discussions regarding a trade for Anthony Davis, but, in a Herald exclusive, New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry set the price for a potential transaction between the clubs. “I know there’s been rumors about Boston trying to trade for him or..." January 17

  • Report: “No truth” to rumors of Anthony Davis to Boston links

    Pro Basketball Talk "Think about it this way: If you are Dell Demps, the GM of the New Orleans Pelicans (one of the smallest market teams in the NBA), and you have a top-five player in Anthony Davis who can be a franchise cornerstone to build a contender around, would you even consider trading him? No. Especially..." January 17

  • Warriors targeting Anthony Davis longterm

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors always seem to have a long-term plan, as well as a wishlist that rivals a spoiled child on Christmas. And after seeing the Dubs stunningly sign Kevin Durant a year and a half ago, we’ve learned not to doubt them, no matter how unrealistic their desires may seem. So..." January 07

  • Anthony Davis disappointed with Pelicans’ lack of energy

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Pelicans continue to be stuck in .500 quicksand, and franchise player Anthony Davis is sounding off. After the Pelicans suffered a 105-103 loss to the New York Knicks on Saturday, Davis said that he was “disappointed” and called out the team’s lack of energy, per Scott Kushner..." January 01

  • Wondering when the Celtics might acquire Anthony Davis? So is Anthony Davis

    WEEI Boston "For years, we heard how badly Danny Ainge wanted Gordon Hayward, and when the All-Star swingman finally hit free agency, the Celtics got their man. The chatter on Kyrie Irving wasn't as insistent, but it existed, with the Celtics considered a potential landing spot for the championship guard..." December 20

  • Who should the Celtics target if Anthony Davis is unavailable?

    CBS Sports "More than any NBA team, the Boston Celtics have proven that they're willing to go all-in when the opportunity arises. First they parted ways with franchise legends Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for a bevy of draft picks that may or may not have worked out (they definitely worked out). Most..." December 20

  • Anthony Davis remains a prime target for the Celtics

    Clutch Points "Danny Ainge is a shark. The Boston Celtics’ general manager and president of basketball operations hasn’t been shy to pull the trigger on deals, especially if the proposition is of the groundbreaking variety. Ainge brought in Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in 2007. He traded Garnett and Paul..." December 19

  • Pelicans Have No Intention Of Trading Anthony Davis For Any Return

    Real GM Basketball "The New Orleans Pelicans have no intention of trading Anthony Davis no matter the return. Davis is under contract with the Pelicans through 2021." December 19

  • Anthony Davis Approached Pelicans About Boston Rumors Last Season

    Real GM Basketball "Before the New Orleans Pelicans traded for DeMarcus Cousins last February, Anthony Davis approached Dell Demps about persistent trade rumors he was hearing about the Boston Celtics. "He told me that [Boston] was calling, but nothing was going to happen," Davis said. "At the same time, though,..." December 19

  • Rumor: Davis longs for well-run club; eyes Cavs, Spurs, Warriors, Celtics, Thunder,

    Clutch Points "According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis desires to be on a franchise that has an established track record of being well-run and has the ability to put him in the best position to win. Davis lists the San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder,..." December 19

  • Anthony Davis questions organizations’ commitment to their players

    Clutch Points "Despite the addition of DeMarcus Cousins to their fold during last year’s All-Star break, the New Orleans Pelicans remain a team on the outside looking in when it comes to the playoff picture in the Western Conference. Anthony Davis also continues to be part of a lot of trade rumors, which could..." December 19

  • Pelicans relieved Anthony Davis' adductor injury wasn't serious

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "When Anthony Davis went down during Friday's loss against Utah, there was real concern among the New Orleans Pelicans about how serious his injury may be. "When it's a non-contact injury, you're always worried about the severity of it," said Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry. "We all had everything..." December 05

  • Anthony Davis injury update: Pelicans forward diagnosed with adductor strain

    Sporting News "Anthony Davis' recent injury isn't as bad as it looked. Although the Pelicans announced their star forward will sit out the team's Monday night matchup against the Warriors after being diagnosed with a left adductor strain, he won't miss extended time. He is listed as day-to-day after an..." December 04

  • The Pelicans' season could hinge on Anthony Davis' injury

    The Advocate "The New Orleans Pelicans, as we know them, hinge on a medical report. It may sound dramatic and overstated, but with the availability of Anthony Davis mired in the murky waters of medical terminology, the stakes of his diagnosis are nearly impossible to overemphasize in the context of this..." December 04

  • Anthony Davis out Saturday while Pelicans wait for update on pelvis injury

    CBS Sports "Anthony Davis has been listed as out for Saturday night's game between the Pelicans and the Trail Blazers. Davis left Friday night's game against the Jazz with a groin injury. He was unable to put pressure on his left leg and was taken to a wheel chair when he got off the floor. Right now, the..." December 02

  • Pelicans star Anthony Davis helped to locker room after suffering groin injury

    CBS Sports "Friday was not a good day for Anthony Davis. In the afternoon, the big man learned he had been fined $25K for verbally abusing a referee and failing to leave the floor in a timely manner after his first career ejection Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Then, Friday night, when..." December 02

  • New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis fined after ejection "New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been fined $25,000 for verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations." December 01

  • Anthony Davis cleared of concussion, probable vs. Oklahoma City

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans announced on Sunday that forward Anthony Davis is probable to play in Monday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Davis was entered into the concussion protocol during Friday's 146-114 loss to Denver after bumping heads with Nuggets center Nikola Jokic in the third..." November 20

  • Pelicans' Anthony Davis has bruise of orbital bone, probable for OKC

    ESPN "The New Orleans Pelicans said Sunday that forward Anthony Davis has a bruise of the orbital bone above his right eye and has been cleared of the original diagnosis of a concussion. He is being listed as probable for Monday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Davis left Friday night's..." November 19

  • Anthony Davis suffers concussion after nasty head clash with Nikola Jokic

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Anthony Davis left early with a concussion in the New Orleans Pelicans' 146-114 blowout loss to the Denver Nuggets on Friday night at the Pepsi Center. Davis, who finished with 17 points and five rebounds, took a shot to the head from Denver center Nikola Jokic in the third quarter and left the..." November 18

  • Davis expected to return from knee injury vs. Cavs

    Clutch Points "To begin the 2017-18 NBA season, Anthony Davis has gotten off to a strong start. The 24-year-old is filling up the stat sheet once again by averaging 24.3 points and 12.8 rebounds. Unfortunately, he has not played in the last two games after injuring his knee early against the Portland Trail..." October 28

  • Pelicans' Anthony Davis exits with knee injury; MRI comes back negative

    ESPN "An MRI on the left knee of New Orleans Pelicans All-Star big man Anthony Davis came back negative, coach Alvin Gentry said after the team's 103-93 loss to the Trail Blazers on Tuesday night in Portland, Oregon. Davis is considered day-to-day, a league source told ESPN's Adrian..." October 25

  • Pelicans preview: DeMarcus Cousins-Anthony Davis experiment on short leash

    CBS Sports "While the rest of the league was zigging, the New Orleans Pelicans decided to zag. As the league continued to steer toward smaller, positionless basketball, the Pelicans traded a modest package to the Sacramento Kings in the hours following February's All-Star Game to acquire DeMarcus Cousins,..." October 12

  • Damian Lillard Wants To Team Up With Anthony Davis in Portland

    SLAM Online "Blazers star Damian Lillard knows that he and CJ McCollum need another star to compete with the titans of the Western Conference. Asked which player he’d most like to join the Blazers, Dame replied with the handle of Pelicans star Anthony Davis. While Davis is under contract until 2021, he’s..." August 28

  • Aging Pelicans’ owner couldn’t remember Anthony Davis’ name in deposition

    The Advocate "Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson couldn't remember exactly where his football team won the Super Bowl in 2010. Or the name of his basketball team's most famous player. He was giving a deposition, getting grilled by an attorney for a former employee pursuing a labor complaint against him..." August 18

  • Anthony Davis Was Assured By Pelicans He Wouldn't Be Traded

    Real GM Basketball "Anthony Davis was asked about his future with the New Orleans Pelicans by kids at a basketball camp this week. "I get asked all types of random stuff," he said with smile. "The craziest (question) was if I was going to Boston." Davis referenced the question as a joke but he also acknowledged..." August 10

  • Anthony Davis explains why he doesn't want to work out with other NBA players

    CBS Sports "In recent years, it's become a trend for NBA players to work out together in the summer. Whether it's in private sessions in a random gym, running together at organized pickup games, or playing on the same team in pro-am leagues, guys are constantly on the court together, even if they aren't..." August 10

  • Anthony Davis says talks with Dell Demps, his agent eased concerns over trade rumors

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "It's hard for NBA players to avoid the rumor mill during the offseason, and Anthony Davis learned that the hard way on Tuesday. The New Orleans Pelicans star hosted his basketball camp for kids ages 7-15 at UNO this week, and he spoke to reporters on Tuesday about the experience. Davis was..." August 09

  • Anthony Davis: Pelicans ‘Tired of Losing’

    SLAM Online "Anthony Davis says his Pelicans are “tired of losing.” The All-Star big man believes New Orleans has what it takes to be successful next season. Davis and fellow All-Star teammate DeMarcus Cousins have been working out together this summer, and AD is excited to play alongside Rajon..." July 26

  • Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins working out together this summer

    ESPN "Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins are working out together this summer in an effort to get a head start on training camp and the 2017-18 season. The New Orleans Pelicans' star big men have been working out both in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Cousins played in 17 games for the Pelicans after..." July 24