New Orleans Hornets head coach Monty Williams is not happy with the NBA’s concussion policy. The Hornets number one pick, Anthony Davis was not able to travel with the team to Chicago on Saturday for the Hornets game against the Bulls due to a concussion, ESPNChicago reports.
“When you’re dealing with the brain, I guess what’s happening in football has impacted everybody,” Williams said before the game against the Bulls. “He got touched up a little bit last night. That happens a lot in basketball. It’s just that now they treat everybody like they have white gloves and pink drawers and it’s getting old. It’s just the way the league is now.”
Davis got elbowed by teammate Austin Rivers during Friday’s game against the Utah Jazz. The league prevents flying with a concussion.
“It’s a man’s game,” Williams said. “They’re treating these guys like they’re 5 years old. He desperately wanted to come, but he couldn’t make it.”
Williams said he thinks that players who suffer conc