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ANTHONY DAVIS RUMORS

Anthony Davis: ‘I’m never going to turn down shooting threes’

Anthony Davis has already solidified himself as the heir apparent to LeBron James’ throne as the best player in the NBA, and now, the New Orleans Pelicans power forward is adding the three-point shot to his arsenal. In an interview with SLAM magazine, Davis said he won’t be passive from downtown, either. “I’m going to mix it up. I love playing down low, but at the same...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis wants gold medal more than NBA MVP

Jesse Reed Anthony Davis, center for the New Orleans Pelicans, would much rather have an Olympic gold medal than an NBA MVP trophy in 2016, and his reason might surprise you. Speaking with Chris Palmer, the outrageously talented big man revealed that he’d rather win the gold “because it only comes every four years.” Translation: Davis knows how precious winning a gold...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans expecting 'serious improvement' in low post game of Anthony Davis

There's a lot of excitement surrounding the Pelicans in advance of the upcoming season, and with good reason.The team has arguably one of the game's top-three players in Anthony Davis, and will have a new head coach in Alvin Gentry who is expected to crank up the tempo while improving the New Orleans offense.But internally, there's another reason the team can't wait to get things...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Anthony Davis explains what went wrong the (one) time he shaved brow in high school

New Orleans Pelicans' All-Star forward Anthony Davis has long since accepted that despite having an incredible 7-foot-5 wingspan, his most discussed physical attribute is his unibrow. In fact he trademarked the phrase "fear the brow." “I don’t want anyone to try to grow a unibrow because of me and then try to make money off of it,” Davis told CNBC in 2012. “Me and my family...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis, Pelicans to get more national TV exposure

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis is already a superstar in the NBA, but the lack of national exposure hasn’t helped “The Brow” become a mainstream celebrity. That’s about to change. The league released its 2015-16 schedule Wednesday night, and the Pelicans will appear on ESPN, ABC, TNT and NBATV a combined 21 times throughout the regular season. New Orleans...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis has a pet monkey, for real

New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis has the world at his fingertips. At just 22 years old and after signing a five-year, $145 million extension, he’s not going to be wanting for anything any time soon. Davis, already one of the top players in the NBA, can already cross one thing off his to-do list. Young Meek! A photo posted by Ant Davis (@antdavis_23) on Jun...
Via Sportsnaut
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the deal: Davis commits to Pelicans until 2020

With a player of Anthony Davis' talent, there's always a fear he could do something unprecedented and forgo a max extension to control his own destiny. LeBron James did a version of that in 2006 when he took a shorter deal on his first extension to be able to become a free agent in 2010. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh followed suit as fellow members of the class, while Carmelo Anthony...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis’ contract gives us an idea of new salary cap money

Anthony Davis has reportedly agreed to a contract extension with the New Orleans Pelicans that will be the richest in NBA history. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Davis and the Pelicans have a agreed to a five-year extension worth roughly $145 million that will kick in after the 2015-2016 NBA season. The deal cannot be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Anthony Davis, Pelicans Agree On Five-Year, $140M Contract Extension

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million. Davis tweeted: “NOLA, I am here to stay! Just getting started” shortly after free agency opened late Tuesday night, and a person with knowledge of the details confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot...
Via NESN.com
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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