Anthony Davis RUMORS & NEWS

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis has left ankle sprain listed as probable. Alonzo Gee will not play because of personal reasons. Quincy Pondexter (knee) out.

  • Anthony Davis Bought A Pet Monkey After Inking His $145 Million Contract Extension

    Uproxx "You’re 22-years-old. You’re 6’11 and rapidly approaching 260 pounds. You’re already the best young player in basketball, and on the cusp of greatness that only a select few have ever reached. Oh, and ink is still drying on your contract extension, which happens to be most lucrative deal in NBA..." September 22

  • Anthony Davis, seeking greatness with the Pelicans like he found at Kentucky

    The Advocate "Anthony Davis hadn’t played. They called him a coach, but he did precious little coaching, either. And so, not an hour removed from sitting on the bench for a charity basketball game between former Kentucky and North Carolina players, the Pelicans forward settled into the back of a Ford..." September 20

  • Shaquille O'Neal advises his 15-year-old son, Shareef, to learn from watching Anthony Davis

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Like any father, former LSU and NBA star Shaquille O'Neal only want what's best for his 15-year-old son, Shareef, an emerging high school player from Los Angeles. Instead of pushing him to pattern his game after him, O'Neal said he's told his son to learn the game by watching power forward..." September 20

  • Alvin Gentry says Anthony Davis didn't jeopardize quickness with recent weight gain

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis' speed and quickness have been two of his biggest assets on the offensive end since he entered the league. It was out of necessity sometimes since his 220-pound rookie frame wasn't ready to get pushed around in the post. But now, Davis is up..." September 04

  • Anthony Davis is adding muscle, becoming even more terrifying

    SB Nation "Read this and despair, NBA centers. Anthony Davis is up to 253 pounds after spending the summer bulking up, according to the Pelicans. Davis came into the league as a can't-miss prospect. The only question mark surrounding his potential was whether he would be strong enough to handle bigger..." August 28

  • Measuring Anthony Davis against Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett in year three

    The Bird Writes "Anthony Davis came into this league with sky high expectations. Some said that Davis was the best prospect since LeBron James in 2003. Instead of comparing AD to James I have used Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. Duncan and Garnett, the two greatest power forwards of their generation (and possibly..." August 26

  • Anthony Davis says he turned down an invite to be on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Anthony Davis‘ star has justifiably been rising over the past year. He’s one of the cover athletes for the upcoming NBA 2K16 and he just signed a five-year, $143 million extension with the Pelicans. Recently, he had an opportunity to cross over even further into mainstream America’s consciousness,..." July 26

  • Anthony Davis owns a tiny pet monkey

    Fox Sports "What does a man with $145 million buy? If you are 22-year-old New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis, a pet monkey. About a month ago, Davis posted a photo of this little guy on his Instagram without explanation." July 13

  • Alvin Gentry wants Anthony Davis making 300 corner 3s per day

    CBS Sports "New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry has big plans. He's working with 22-year-old superstar Anthony Davis, and he wants Davis to become even more dangerous offensively. That means extending his range to beyond the 3-point arc, Gentry told The Advocate: Steve from Marrero: What..." July 08

  • Anthony Davis stuck with Pelicans because of love for New Orleans, agent says

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "On the day after agreeing to a five-year, $145 million extension with the New Orleans Pelicans earlier this week, Anthony Davis didn't celebrate. He was back in the gym working the next morning on his post moves and shooting with Pelicans assistants Darren Erman and Kevin Hanson in Los..." July 04

  • Anthony Davis verbally agrees to Pelicans' five-year, $145 million extension

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "It took only a minute into the start of free agency on Tuesday night for star forward Anthony Davis to verbally agree to the New Orleans Pelicans' five-year, $145 million extension offer. Shortly after agreeing to the extension, Davis took to social media and tweeted, ''NOLA, I am here to stay!..." July 01

  • Report: Pelicans to Offer Anthony Davis a Five-Year, $143 Million Deal

    SLAM Online "The New Orleans Pelicans are going to obviously do everything humanly possible to retain all-world forward Anthony Davis, and that reportedly includes the offer of a massive new contract. According to The Times-Picayune, David will be presented with a five-year extension that exceeds $143..." June 30

  • Alvin Gentry calls Anthony Davis the best player in the NBA not named LeBron James

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "A new era of Pelicans basketball was unveiled on Monday when the franchise formally introduced Alvin Gentry as head coach. With emerging star power forward Anthony Davis in the fold, Gentry said the Pelicans roster has tremendous potential and he is eager to get started. ''We got the best..." June 23

  • 2014-2015 All NBA Teams named "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the NBA in Player Impact Estimate (PIE), which measures a player's overall statistical contribution..." May 21

  • NBA All-Defensive teams named "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the league in both blocks per game (2.9) and total blocked shots (200). Additionally, Davis..." May 20

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    The MVP vote finished: 1. Curry 2. Harden 3. LeBron 4. Westbrook, 5. Davis. I voted: 1. Curry 2. Harden 3. Westbrook 4. LeBron 5. Davis.

  • Warriors have devised plan for Pelicans' Davis

    CSN Bay Area "New Orleans star Anthony Davis is 22 years old and already a Top-5 player in the NBA. He's 6-foot-10 but plays a foot taller. He covers so much ground on defense it's like a great centerfielder patrolling the basketball court. His defense may be the biggest reason the Warriors, even with a 2-0..." April 23

  • Anthony Davis Didn't Appreciate the Warriors Referring to Their Game Against the Pelicans as a "Scrimmage"

    Complex "To their credit, the Warriors have continued to play hard over the last week despite the fact that they've clinched home court advantage throughout the NBA Playoffs and are, essentially, playing for nothing right now. Sure, they got blown out against the Spurs on Sunday. But for the most part,..." April 08

  • Anthony Davis endorses James Harden for MVP

    The Score "This season's MVP race is as hotly contested as any the NBA has seen in a quarter century, with Stephen Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, Anthony Davis and even Chris Paul enjoying MVP-caliber campaigns. Of course, only one of those superstars will lift the Maurice Podoloff..." March 31

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    New Orleans Pelicans @PelicansNBA

    .@OchsnerHealth injury update: Anthony Davis (left ankle sprain) will not play tonight vs. the Suns

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    Jennifer Hale @JenHale504

    The @PelicansNBA Anthony Davis missed shoot around this morning after rolling ankle during drills. He's now a game time decision vs #Suns

  • Anthony Davis' Agents Undecided On Extension Plans With Pelicans

    Real GM Basketball "Anthony Davis can agree upon a five-year "designated player" extension this offseason with the New Orleans Pelicans. If signed this offseason, Davis would essentially get a six-year max deal with the big jump in pay beginning in 2016." March 16

  • Pelicans' Davis posts historic scoreline in loss

    ESPN "The New Orleans Pelicans' futility this season, in which they sit a game out of the playoff picture with a month to play, was perhaps illustrated best by Anthony Davis' performance on Sunday night. Davis played with historic urgency and abandon. Yet the Pelicans lost 118-111 in double overtime..." March 16

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    Jennifer Hale @JenHale504

    The @PelicansNBA Anthony Davis in locker room for evaluation after sustaining blow to face from Deron Williams. Don't think it's serious

  • Anthony Davis' 43 points match career high as Pelicans beat Bucks 114-103

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis' brilliance as a clutch performer was on full display Monday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. He scored eight of his team's 10 points in the final 3 minutes, 35 seconds to lead the Pelicans to a 114-103 victory at the Bradley Center. Davis..." March 10

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Anthony Davis participated in NO's shoot around & will try to play tonight Vs Detroit barring any setbacks throughout the day.

  • Anthony Davis returns from shoulder injury, will play against Detroit "Eleven days after he left the court in Miami due to aggravating a prior right shoulder injury, Anthony Davis is set to make his return tonight, in Wednesday’s home game vs. the Detroit Pistons. Pelicans fifth-year head coach Monty Williams confirmed that Davis will be in the lineup and start at..." March 04

  • Pelicans lose for Davis 1-2 weeks, Anderson for 2-4 weeks

    Fox Sports Southwest "The New Orleans Pelicans will have to cope without the firepower of forwards Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson for the near future after both players went down with injuries Saturday in Miami. An MRI confirmed that Davis re-aggravated the right shoulder sprain that held him out of the recent NBA..." February 23

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    Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer

    Anthony Davis back in lineup; Ryan Anderson game-time decision; Norris Cole not available yet:

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson both aiming to be ready for Friday's game against the Orlando Magic

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    NBA announces Paul Millsap will replace Anthony Davis in Shooting Stars competition. #ATLHawks

  • Anthony Davis will not participate in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis will not participate in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game because of his right shoulder sprain, the team announced Wednesday night. Davis missed his second consecutive game on Wednesday against the Indiana Pacers because of the injury. He made the Western Conference..." February 12

  • Anthony Davis iffy for All-Star Game

    ESPN "New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis' availability for this weekend's All-Star Game will likely depend on whether he can play in New Orleans' home game Wednesday against Indiana, according to league sources. Sources told that Davis, who suffered a shoulder sprain Saturday..." February 10

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis will not play Monday night against Jazz, Pelicans just announced.

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis says he's good to go and expects to play tonight against Hawks

  • Anthony Davis to undergo MRI on groin injury suffered in loss to Nuggets

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Anthony Davis will have an MRI on his injured groin on Thursday, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams said Wednesday after the Pelicans' 93-85 loss to the Denver Nuggets at the Smoothie King Center. Davis, the Pelicans' All-Star power forward, was injured when he leaped to try and pull in..." January 29

  • Anthony Davis questionable for Clippers game with groin injury, will be evaluated tomorrow "New Orleans announced Thursday that All-Star power forward Anthony Davis (groin injury) is listed as questionable to play in Friday’s home game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Davis’ status will be evaluated tomorrow, including during the Pelicans’ morning shootaround at the Smoothie King..." January 29

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis says he is playing tonight against the Lakers.

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    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    Pelicans have upgraded Anthony Davis (toe) to probable. Jrue Holiday (ankle) remain questionable.

  • Pelicans' Davis remains sidelined with toe sprain

    The Score "The New Orleans Pelicans got by without Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday on Sunday in a road win over the Toronto Raptors. They'll have to do it again Monday on the second night of a back-to-back, albeit against a much weaker opponent. Davis will miss his third consecutive game with a toe sprain..." January 19

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Just saw Anthony Davis walking to locker room at shootaround. He was limping and dressed in warmups.

  • Anthony Davis grows into MVP candidate as New Orleans finds its star

    Yahoo! Sports "Anthony Davis can't help but notice the homeless people living under bridges near the New Orleans Pelicans' arena when he arrives for and leaves games. "Any time I see a homeless person I give them money if I have cash on me," Davis said. "You don't know what they're going through. Some people..." November 29

  • Monty Williams tells his players Anthony Davis must get at least 20 shots a game

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "As promised, Pelicans coach Monty Williams gathered his players for a meeting on Wednesday. Williams issued objectives that he wants carried out for the remainder of the season. Perhaps, it didn't come as a surprise that getting the ball more to star forward Anthony Davis is at the top of the..." November 28

  • Davis had little difficulty elevating his game to elite level this season

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After winning a gold medal on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and remaining a member in the USA Basketball program for two years, a number of NBA scouts and coaches predicted that New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis’ learning curve would be accelerated. But no one, including Pelicans coach..." April 25

  • Pelicans' Anthony Davis shut down for the rest of the season

    CBS Sports "The Pelicans will rest Anthony Davis for the team's final four games because they need more pingpong balls, uh, I mean because he is injured. Davis has missed 11 games already this season, but will sit the last four because of back spasms, the team announced Thursday. Davis will join Eric..." April 10

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    Jennifer Hale @JenHale504

    The @PelicansNBA decide to hold Anthony Davis out... For this game only vs. #Suns... So far. Davis' back spasms not improving enough.

  • Anthony Davis is a game-time decision at Utah "New Orleans All-Star forward Anthony Davis (back spasms) will be a game-time decision to play in Friday’s Western Conference game against the Utah Jazz. Davis participated in shootaround this morning at EnergySolutions Arena. “He’s been doing a lot of stuff the last two days,” Pelicans Coach..." April 04

  • Reggie Evans fined $15K for elbowing Anthony Davis in the face

    Pro Basketball Talk "Reggie Evans earned a flagrant-two foul and an ejection for leading with his elbow and clobbering Anthony Davis in the face on Monday, and a day later, he’s earned a $15,000 fine from the league office." April 01

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    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    Pelicans PF Anthony Davis (ankle) is officially listed as questionable for tonight's game vs. Spurs. He will be a game-time decision.