Posted March 04, 2013 on AP on Fox
New Orleans rookie forward Anthony Davis and Orlando guard Jameer Nelson both are returning to their respective lineups for Monday night's game between the Hornets and Magic. Hornets coach Monty Williams says Davis is ready to return with no playing time restrictions after missing two games with a left shoulder sprain. Magic coach Jacque Vaughn says Nelson also is without playing time limitations and will start after missing six games because of a left patella contusion and strain of his left knee. Nelson has averaged 14.5 points and 7.4 assists in 43 games this season. Davis has averaged 12.5 points and 7.4 rebounds in 45 games.

Anthony Davis returns with 17 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks

New Orleans Hornets rookie Anthony Davis had a different call of duty Monday. Davis, returning from a shoulder injury and presumably a lot of COD: Black Ops, showed off his potential for dominance: 17 points (6-of-13 shooting, 5-of-9 free throws), 15 rebounds and four blocks in 39 minutes. The No. 1 pick isn't likely in rookie-of-the-year contention, but he's piecing together...

Jameer to Dwight: Act like a man

In light of Dwight Howard's recent disparaging comments about his former teammates in Orlando, Jameer Nelson has come out with some scathing advice for his old running partner. 

Jameer Nelson Calls Dwight Howard’s Comments About Magic Teammates Unprofessional

Jameer Nelson had something, and nothing, to say about Dwight Howard’s latest dig at his former team.  In regards to the interview with KCAL-TV in which Howard said he played on a Magic team “full of people who nobody wanted”, Nelson criticized his former teammate for being unprofessional in the media. According to the Orlando Sentinel: “At some point, when are you [Dwight...

Jameer Nelson: Dwight Howard Needs to start Acting like a Man

We reported the news yesterday of the comments made by Lakers center Dwight Howard, when he let it be known that he was surrounded by nobodies in Orlando. Harsh words by Dwight, for a team that was able to reach the NBA Finals back in 2009. As I’m sure we could conclude, word would eventually [...]

Jameer Nelson calls out Dwight Howard for being unprofessional

Jameer Nelson responded Wednesday to Dwight Howard’s disparaging comments about the Orlando Magic, calling the center “unprofessional” for his remarks. In a recent interview with KCAL/CBSLA, Howard said he took a team in Orlando “full of people nobody wanted” and led them to the NBA Finals. Howard was probably exaggerating for effect because he was trying to remind everyone...

Magic's Jameer Nelson fires back at Howard

Dwight Howard had an acrimonious departure from the Orlando Magic. Naturally with his debut as a visitor in Orlando nearing (March 12), shots are already being fired across the country. "My team in Orlando was a team full of people who nobody wanted," said Howard in a video interview with CBS2KCAL9. "I was the leader and I led that team with a smile on my face."...

Jameer Nelson says it’s time for Dwight Howard to man up and stop talking

The Lakers and Orland Magic play in Orlando next week. This will be Dwight’s first return to Orlando since he was traded to the Lakers last offseason. Of course the visit comes on the heels of Dwight Howard’s comments that his Magic team was full of players nobody wanted. Jameer Nelson was drafted the same year as Howard and the two became close during their years together on...

Jameer Nelson: Dwight Needs To Take Ownership Of Comments To Media

Jameer Nelson responded to comments made by Dwight Howard disparaging his former teammates with the Magic.

Magic’s Jameer Nelson Says Dwight Howard Needs to Start Acting Like a Man

Jameer isn’t saying anything that we already don’t know about Dwight Howard. He acts like a child, a lot of the time, even though he is in a grown man’s body.  That is why he says curious things to the media, because kids say the darndest things. Nelson was offended that Dwight said he played on a team of “Nobodies” when he was in Orlando. While the team wasn’t made...

Magic's Jameer Nelson fires back at Dwight Howard's comments

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard caused quite a stir recently when he said he played on a team with nobodies during his stint with the Orlando Magic.Howard played in Orlando from 2004-2012 before demanding a trade during the offseason. Magic fans are still upset with the way Howard handled his departure. His latest quote did nothing to change that.“My team in Orlando was...

Dwight Howard Says He Could Have Sat Out The Entire Season

I know it is LA and the Lakers, but Dwight seems to have a lot to say, all the time. His former teammate Jameer Nelson says he talks too much to the media and grow up. He isn’t the only one who feels that way. When I read these quotes from Dwight, it sounds like, he either wants people to feel sorry for him or he wants to be praised for playing hurt, like millions of players before...

Magic still fighting, mount comeback against Hornets

There are plenty of times for a team with the Magic's record to be OK with the results and pack it in after falling too far behind. Certainly after a six minute drought to end the first half and then a 17-point deficit early in the third quarter. That is not part of a winning culture. Certainly with a young team like the one the Magic have there will be games with a scoreline...

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Magic Wands: at Heat

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