Age: 25 Height: 6-10 Weight: 253 lbs School: Kentucky
Anthony Davis has dominated the NBA headlines as of late thanks to his very public trade request out of New Orleans. The Pelicans star was never moved at the deadline and it ultimately led to the firing of Dell Demps. Well, in the wake of it all, the Pelicans were reportedly told by the NBA that they
The Pelicans are concerned that when Davis plays, at the league's direction, he risks an injury that could devalue him on the trade market. The Pelicans “intend to re-engage the NBA” about the league's stance that Anthony Davis must play if healthy, risking an injury that could devalue him on
The most pertinent framing of Anthony Davis's request to be traded from the Pelicans is not why it happened, but when. Trade demands are a fact of NBA life, a time-honored tradition practically as old as the league itself. Wilt Chamberlain. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Hakeem Olajuwon. Shaquille O'Neal
One of the biggest questions of the NBA season post-All-Star break is how much — if at all — Anthony Davis will play for the New Orleans Pelicans. After failing to consummate a trade before the deadline, the Pelicans announced that they would play Davis for the rest of the season. Since that announcement, Anthony Davis has put up sporadic performances and injured his shoulder in a game.
Anthony Davis recently made mention that all 29 NBA teams other than the New Orleans Pelicans are on his list to land when he becomes trade eligible again this summer. Teams like the Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Los Angeles Clippers will vie for his services with the best packages they have the to offer. "The Celtics, I'm told, are still not a long-term destination for him in his mind." – @ShamsCharania has the latest on the Anthony Davis trade rumors.