Anthony Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pelicans’ Anthony Davis joins four Hall of Famers on elite list

    Sportsnaut "With his New Orleans Pelicans riding a 2-0 series lead over the Portland Trail Blazers heading into Game 3 of their first-round playoff matchup on Thursday, MVP candidate Anthony Davis is doing things we’ve rarely seen on an NBA court. Davis tallied 22 points and 13 rebounds in Tuesday night’s..." April 18

  • Anthony Davis reveals unibrow shave was April Fool's prank

    Yardbarker "Anthony Davis’s unibrow is alive and well. On Saturday, it appeared that Davis had shaved off the unibrow after the results of a fan poll encouraged him to. On Sunday, though, Davis revealed it all to be a prank. Many had speculated that this was the case after seeing the video of the..." April 01

  • Anthony Davis shaves his signature unibrow ahead of April Fool's Day but Twitter isn't buying it

    CBS Sports "Earlier this week, New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis put out a poll on Twitter asking fans whether or not he should shave his unibrow. It caught many by surprise, as Davis' unibrow has become somewhat of a trademark for the NBA star. Heck, his nickname is "The Brow." The poll was tight..." March 31

  • Anthony Davis provides update on unibrow-shaving decision

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Anthony Davis knew that he would get a big reaction after asking if he should shave his signature unibrow, but he wanted to see what the people had to say. The New Orleans Pelicans forward sent out a poll on his Twitter and Instagram accounts Wednesday (March 28) to ask if he should get rid of..." March 29

  • Anthony Davis says he’s ‘forever indebted’ to the late Tom Benson

    Sportress of Blogitude "Anthony Davis on Friday honored the memory of New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson, who passed away Thursday at the age of 90. The Pelicans drafted Davis with the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, which came only months after Benson, who also owned the New Orleans Saints, acquired the..." March 16

  • Anthony Davis likely to return from ankle injury vs. Utah "On his 25th birthday, five-time All-Star forward Anthony Davis is hopeful he can deliver a present to New Orleans fans: His presence on the court in Sunday’s key Western Conference game against Utah. After missing Friday’s loss to Washington due to a left ankle sprain, Davis was listed as..." March 11

  • Does Anthony Davis Have a Shot at Winning MVP?

    Complex "There's no question about it: if the NBA season ended today, James Harden would be crowned MVP. The Houston Rockets guard was our choice at the All-Star break, and he remains the heavy favorite to take home the hardware at the 2018 NBA Awards in Los Angeles June 25. Baseball-Reference tracks..." March 08

  • Anthony Davis says he's 'pretty confident' Cousins will stay with Pelicans

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Anthony Davis doesn't think DeMarcus Cousins will be going anywhere this offseason. Cousins, who is out for the season after suffering a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Jan. 26, will be entering unrestricted free agency this summer, which has caused some uncertainty about his future with the..." March 07

  • DeMarcus Cousins Inspired An Injured Anthony Davis At Halftime By Asking For His Achilles

    Uproxx "The New Orleans Pelicans are on fire right now and the team extended its winning streak to nine games with a 121-116 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday evening. While that victory in itself may not seem overly noteworthy, it featured a bit of additional drama, as star big man Anthony..." March 07

  • Anthony Davis won't win MVP, but he surely belongs in the conversation

    The Advocate "Anthony Davis went to the free-throw line eight times Friday night in the Pelicans' 124-123 overtime victory over the Miami Heat. That should have meant eight times the chant, "MVP, MVP" was heard in the Smoothie King Center. Not once did it happen. Maybe the fans have seen Davis..." February 26

  • All-NBA nod would make Anthony Davis eligible for supermax in 2019

    Clutch Points "Anthony Davis could be very well on his way to earning All-NBA honors this season, a particular accomplishment that would make him eligible for a five-year, $230 million supermax contract extension in the summer of 2019, projected to be the largest in NBA history, according to ESPN Insider Bobby..." February 24

  • Anthony Davis Doesn't Plan on Leaving Pelicans in Next Couple Years

    Bleacher Report "New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis reassured the team's fans he doesn't plan on trying to engineer his exit from New Orleans before his contract expires after the 2020-21 season, but he didn't rule out the possibility of leaving in free agency. "I’m here until 2021, and then I'll make a..." February 23

  • Anthony Davis discusses requesting a trade from the Pelicans

    247 Sports "Anthony Davis is under contract with the New Orleans Pelicans through the 2020-21 season but it appears as though the All-Star forward is already questioning whether or not he will finish that deal as a member of the Pelicans' roster. While nothing seems imminent at this point in time, Davis..." February 21

  • Anthony Davis on Players Who Waited Too Long For Trade: ‘It Makes You Think’

    SLAM Online "Anthony Davis says “it makes you think” when former players say they waited too long to request a trade. While guesting on ESPN’s The Jump, Davis added, “You wonder if you’re following in that same path” " February 21

  • Anthony Davis honors DeMarcus Cousins by wearing his jersey

    CBS Sports "The "festivities" before the NBA All-Star Game were pretty much panned as a disaster, but after nearly 45 minutes, the game finally got started. And when it did, fans were treated to a pretty cool sight. Lining up for the opening tip, Anthony Davis was wearing teammate DeMarcus Cousins'..." February 19

  • For an elite scorer, Anthony Davis gets assisted a lot. Is that good or bad?

    Pro Basketball Talk "Anthony Davis destroyed the All-Star game as we knew it. Davis repeatedly ran to the rim during last year’s game, finding creases in the Eastern Conference defense. And his teammates kept feeding the Pelicans star in New Orleans. Davis scored an All-Star-record 52 points, making 19 assisted..." February 15

  • Anthony Davis passes David West to become Pelicans' all-time leading scorer

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Anthony Davis made Pelicans' history once again Friday night but there was one thing his team needed more than anything else heading into the night: A win. Davis accounted for 43 points and 10 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 114-100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder at..." February 03

  • Celtics, Warriors, Bulls, Spurs Eyeing Anthony Davis in Summer

    Bleacher Report "With DeMarcus Cousins lost for the season, thus throwing a massive wrench into the team's short- and long-term plans, the New Orleans Pelicans may be facing a future in which an Anthony Davis trade is inevitable. Sporting News' Sean Deveney reported Tuesday some NBA teams are already preparing..." January 30

  • 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