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ANTHONY DAVIS RUMORS

Anthony Davis: 'I knew I needed to get stronger'

During Anthony Davis’ USA Basketball conference call Friday with New Orleans media members, one reporter remarked that he can detect a difference in the power forward’s physique even while watching him work out from 100-plus feet away in the Pelicans’ practice facility. The 238-pound Davis, who has been focused on adding muscle to his frame since the regular season ended in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: Omer Asik will 'help my game a lot'

There are a few mitigating circumstances – the two haven’t always been matched up one-on-one against each other, for example – but the statistics Anthony Davis has produced while facing Omer Asik in the NBA seem like misprints. During a total of four matchups vs. Asik and Houston over Davis’ two-year career, the 2014 All-Star has averaged just 8.0 points and 5.3 rebounds...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans ready to move forward behind Davis

LAS VEGAS -- When it comes to ending a three-year playoff drought, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams isn't looking for a quick fix even when offering up an oft-debated but unlikely change to the postseason setup.   "It would be nice if we could take the top 16 teams in the league and put them in the playoffs, but that's not something we control," Williams...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans agree to one-year deal with Jimmer Fredette

The New Orleans Pelicans lost deadly three-point shooter Anthony Morrow to the Oklahoma City Thunder earlier this offseason, and they didn’t take long to sign his replacement. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Pelicans have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent guard Jimmer Fredette. Fredette has been one of the most disappointing players to come out of...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Coming Home: Return to Chicago (Part 1)

In episode one of a three part series from Red Bull featuring Pelicans big man Anthony Davis. The energy drink maker chronicles AD’s return to Chicago and explores his early life growing up in Second City as he prepares to host the Red Bull Reign 3×3 basketball tournament at Seward Park later this month. H/N SLAM The post Anthony Davis Coming Home: Return to Chicago (Part 1...
Via Hooped Up
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Russ Smith, Now Anthony Davis’ Teammate In New Orleans, Jokes About How Many Shots Of His Kentucky Big Man Blocked

Anthony Davis and Russ Smith played collegiately at schools that hate each other–Kentucky and Louisville, respectively–but the former NCAA stars are now teammates in the NBA.  Smith, the former Louisville guard picked in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Pelicans, joins Davis, the former Kentucky big man selected No. 1 overall in 2012, in New Orleans.  Today, Smith...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

A bigger, better Anthony Davis already 15 pounds heavier

The maturation process is far from complete for the Pelicans star forward, 21-year-old Anthony Davis. Opponents and fans can expect to see a bigger, more seasoned All Star when next season begins. Already this off season, Davis has added another critical 15 pounds to his 6'10" frame. "He's about 237 right now," head coach Monty Williams said. "That'...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Who stays?

The 2013-2014 NBA season was an unsuccessful one for the New Orleans Pelicans. The staff needs to start cleaning house if this team wants to make the playoffs next season. Anthony Davis had an outstanding, and he isn’t ready to make an early exit from this team. However, in my mind there are a few players who are on the fence of staying and leaving the Pelicans roster. Five Players...
Via isportsweb.com
May 04, 2014  |  1 Comment

Pelicans launch 'brow' campaign for Davis' most improved bid

"Bigger, Better, Brower" - that's the title of the New Orleans Pelicans' campaign to support All Star forward Anthony Davis' bid for the NBA's Most Improved Player award. The campaign feeds off of Davis' trademark unibrow and even includes an invitation for fans to tweet photos of themselves wearing a cutout unibrow, available at the new website www...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans treating Davis' back spasms with dry needling

After a rash of injuries, the training staff of the New Orleans Pelicans might be one of the busiest in the NBA, especially now that they're spending hours every day fighting to get Anthony Davis' recurring back spasms under control. On the team's recent road trip out West, trainers have used every opportunity to address Davis' back, from treatment during plane rides...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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