Anthony Davis snubbed from All-NBA team, loses $24 million bonus

The All-NBA teams were announced on Thursday and one of the most surprising player left off the list this year was New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis. This snub cost the player a pretty large bonus that he will certainly miss. As part of the new collective bargaining agreement signed a few years ago, any player that makes an All-NBA team will earn an extra percentage on their...
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Why Former Kentucky Star Anthony Davis Missed Out On $24 Million Today

Anthony Davis had a chance to earn $24 million today.  He did not.  The former Kentucky star, now a forward for the New Orleans Pelicans, was not named to the All-NBA first, second or third team.  All NBA Teams announced: Curry, Westbrook, Leonard, James, Jordan first team: — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) May 26, 2016 This is because of the “Derrick...
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Anthony Davis out $24 million for not making All-NBA team

New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis missed out on a huge payday on Thursday when he wasn’t named to any of the three All-NBA teams. Davis, who signed a five-year, $145 million extension with the team last July, had incentives embedded into his contract that would have paid him a higher percentage of the team’s cap should he hit some thresholds. According to the current...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis blasts 49ers front office on Twitter, says they should draft an offensive tackle

Anthony Davis — no, not the New Orleans Pelicans star, but the San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle — enjoyed Twitter on Wednesday evening. The 49ers should Draft an Offensive Tackle in the top 10. #NFLDraft2016 — AD (@BamDavis_) April 27, 2016 Davis is still signed by the 49ers despite what his tweets may make you believe. It’s important to keep in mind the last game...
Via The Comeback
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Salvaging the Anthony Davis era

Of all the improbable things about Anthony Davis, playing professional basketball for three years with a torn labrum is high on the list, considering the labrum is an integral part of the shoulder that holds the whole mechanism together. In a game that, broadly speaking, requires two sturdy arms, it's less than optimal to be out on the court with one of those arms not quite as tightly...
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March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis reveals he has played through torn labrum

Anthony Davis is apparently much tougher than critics give him credit for being. The New Orleans Pelicans center announced Monday that he’ll miss the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in order to recover from a pair of major surgeries, according to Sports Illustrated’s Ben Golliver. Davis will undergo surgery to treat an unspecified knee injury as well as an operation...
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Pelicans shutting Anthony Davis down for season

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry announced on Sunday that Anthony Davis will be shut down for the remainder of the season due to a knee injury. Davis left Friday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers after a knee-to-knee collision with C.J. McCollum. He has also been dealing with a shoulder injury. The Pelicans have had a disappointing season and are nowhere near...
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March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis has eye-popping performance against Pistons

There was no question former Kentucky standout Anthony Davis was destined to be a star at the next level when he was selected No. 1 overall in the 2012 NBA Draft. On Sunday, he once again showed NBA fans why he was deserving of that honor when he scored 59 points and brought down 20 rebounds to record the fist 50-20 game in the NBA since Chris Webber did it in 2001. Wow. OUTSTANDING...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: ‘We just don’t play hard all the time’

The New Orleans Pelicans had high expectations entering the 2015-16 season, but injuries and now effort have kept the team near the bottom of the standings. Following a 104-89 loss to the Orlando Magic, Andrew Lopez of the Times-Picayune notes star forward Anthony Davis said the Pelicans don’t play hard on a consistent basis. “We just don’t play hard all the time. That...
Via Sportsnaut
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Is there hope at the end of the Pelicans' cursed tunnel?

Have you ever been anticipating an event so much that you go over how it’ll turn out in your mind a million times? Then it happens and everything that can possibly go wrong does, and it’s just nothing at all like you thought it would be? Yeah, that pretty much sums up the start of the New Orleans Pelicans’ (1-10) season. The team was in high spirits in anticipation of 2015...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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