Anthony Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Anthony Davis rolls ankle but avoids serious injury

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Pelicans avoided a scare on Tuesday night after X-rays on Anthony Davis’ ankle turned out to be negative. Davis turned his ankle just before halftime of the Pelicans’ game against Portland and was deemed questionable to return. Davis underwent X-rays at halftime, which turned..." March 15

  • Anthony Davis to face Hornets after wrist injury scare

    ESPN "- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis says he will play Saturday in Charlotte against the Hornets despite suffering a left wrist contusion that kept him out of the second half of Wednesday's loss to the Toronto Raptors. Davis collided with Raptors guard Norman Powell in midair on an..." March 10

  • Anthony Davis wins NBA All-Star Game MVP, scores record 52 points

    CBS Sports "TNT analyst Ernie Johnson called it before the game -- the NBA All-Star Game scoring record was going to fall on Sunday. It became clear that Johnson’s preminition was going to come true early in the fourth quarter. The only questions were when, and who? We got our answer early in the fourth..." February 20

  • Here's what Anthony Davis said about DeMarcus Cousins right before the Pelicans-Kings trade

    USA Today "Anthony Davis was already walking out of the NBA All-Star interview room, the last player or coach to be available to the media after Sunday’s game, when The Vertical’s report first dropped. The insane trade was real. But one reporter did ask Davis about the reports that the teams were..." February 20

  • In pairing Cousins with Anthony Davis, Pelicans' future second only to Warriors

    CBS Sports "An otherwise overblown and underwhelming NBA All-Star Game weekend, one that most thought would be defined by the story of Westbrook and KD and the superstar pair that was no more, turned Sunday night into something shocking and much more meaningful: A brand new pairing that could rewrite the..." February 20

  • The Only Man in New Orleans Being Forced to Eat

    Pro Basketball Talk "Anthony Davis lives in New Orleans and plays for a team named after a coastal bird that loves fish and will pretty much eat anything from the sea. He also needed to put some weight on his frame, which after last summer has apparently continued to grow up to 6-foot-11. So what was the..." February 18

  • Anthony Davis to be ‘very involved’ in efforts to re-sign Jrue Holiday

    Yardbarker "Anthony Davis isn’t about to let his No. 2 option on the New Orleans Pelicans depart in free agency this summer. Davis said this week that he plans to be “very involved” in the team’s efforts to re-sign guard Jrue Holiday, who will become an unrestricted free agent after the 2016-17..." February 17

  • Despite Pelicans' struggles, Anthony Davis 'here to stay'

    ESPN "Struggles by the New Orleans Pelicans this season won't affect Anthony Davis' long-term commitment to the franchise, he said Thursday. "Look, I'm here. If I was thinking about leaving, I'd never re-sign [last summer]. I'm here to stay," Davis told ESPN Radio's Meet The All-Stars show that will..." February 16

  • Davis professes loyalty to Pelicans: 'I don't plan on leaving' New Orleans

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans' playoff hopes might be dim, but their star, Anthony Davis remains bullish about the team and its future. Anthony Davis professed his loyalty to the Pelicans organization and maintained his commitment to the city of New Orleans during a conference call with..." February 15

  • Anthony Davis expects to return to court Friday

    ESPN "- Anthony Davis says he expects to play Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs. The New Orleans Pelicans star is officially listed as probable with a right thigh bruise that has sidelined him for one full game and parts of two more, including the second half of Wednesday's loss to the..." January 27

  • Pelicans' Anthony Davis hurt in hard fall vs. Pacers

    Sporting News "Pelicans star Anthony Davis exited Monday's 98-95 loss to the Pacers after falling hard on his back. The NBA's second-leading scorer was driving hard to the basket in the third quarter when he was met by Indiana’s Myles Turner and fell backward. Davis, clutching his lower back and hip area,..." January 17

  • Anthony Davis says it is ‘high probability’ he will play Saturday at Chicago

    NBA.com "Anthony Davis was sidelined due to injury in his first two career NBA trips to his home city of Chicago, but he’s been in uniform each of the past two regular seasons. Davis’ chances of making it three straight seemed to improve Friday, when he practiced with his New Orleans teammates at local..." January 13

  • Anthony Davis on missing out on 'Rose Rule' money: Can't control it

    ESPN "Anthony Davis said he hasn’t “even thought about” the designated veteran player extension expected to be a part of the new collective bargaining agreement, which, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Ian Begley, would allow small-market teams like the New Orleans Pelicans to offer lucrative..." December 19

  • Anthony Davis suffers leg injury but unlikely to be sidelined for extended time

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis was limited to playing only 22 minutes on Friday night against the Houston Rockets after suffering a lower left leg contusion that occurred in the second quarter after he was inadvertently kicked. The injury forced Davis to miss the start of the third..." December 17

  • Anthony Davis Reaffirms Loyalty To Pelicans

    Hoops Rumors "A second straight disappointing start by the Pelicans has trade rumors swirling around star big man Anthony Davis, but he told The Vertical’s Shams Charania he has no desire to leave New Orleans. The shorthanded Pelicans have won just four of their first 14 games and have been mired near the..." November 22

  • Anthony Davis to Celtics?

    CSN New England "The Boston Celtics have played most of this season with at least one starter out due to injury, but even at full strength they’re going to struggle rebounding the ball. That is why they will forever -- or at least the next three-plus months, whichever comes first -- be linked with any and every..." November 15

  • Pelicans' Hill: Davis can't be the only one making plays

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis went to down with a back injury as his team trailed by one point in the third quarter of Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers, but he knew he needed to come back to give his team a chance to win. After a quick trip to the locker room, Davis..." November 13

  • Anthony Davis says he's frustrated with Pelicans' 0-4 start

    ESPN "Anthony Davis is off to the best start of his young career, but the New Orleans Pelicans superstar acknowledged mounting frustrations after a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks dropped his team to 0-4 overall and 0-3 at home this season. "Definitely frustrating," Davis said after Tuesday's 117-113..." November 02

  • Anthony Davis surpassed Michael Jordan for the best start to a modern NBA season

    Fox Sports "The New Orleans Pelicans are 0-2 so far in this brand new NBA season, but you can't really blame Anthony Davis for those woes. After a 45-point outburst against the Golden State Warriors on Friday night, Davis is up to 95 points through the first two games of the year — and not a single..." October 29

  • Kevin Durant has a surprise prediction for who will lead the NBA in scoring

    Fox Sports "Kevin Durant is a four-time scoring champion, so when he decides to make a prediction about who might take the crown this season, we should probably listen more closely than usual -- even if he names someone you might not initially expect. Speaking to reporters at shootaround in advance of..." October 29

  • Anthony Davis dominates, but unable to celebrate because Pelicans still lost

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Anthony Davis is motivated to return to the level he was two seasons ago when he performed like an MVP and helped the Pelicans land the eighth seed in the Western Conference playoffs. Earlier this week, Davis said he had been watching game tapes from the 2014-15 season and studying how he..." October 27

  • Pelicans expect Anthony Davis to play in regular season-opener

    Today's Fastbreak "The New Orleans Pelicans believe that big man Anthony Davis will be ready to return from his sprained right ankle in time for their October 26 regular season-opener against the Denver Nuggets, according to ESPN. Davis originally injured his ankle during the team’s preseason trip to China. The..." October 19

  • Anthony Davis is Looking to Hire a Personal Assistant that Looks Just Like Him

    The Comeback "Are you at least 6-foot-5 and have a unibrow? If so, then New Orleans Pelicans standout Anthony Davis has the job for you! The 23-year-old NBA superstar has decided he needs to hire a personal assistant, and laid out a specific set of requirements for this position in a Craigslist post. Here..." October 18

  • Anthony Davis Posts Craigslist Ad for Personal Asst ... 'Unibrow a Plus'

    TMZ "Looking for a job? Have thick-ass eyebrows?? Well, you can be Anthony Davis' new personal assistant! The New Orleans Pelicans superstar just posted an ad for a personal assistant on Craigslist ... and he's very specific about the type of person he's looking for ..." October 17

  • Anthony Davis says his sprained ankle is responding to treatment, but still could miss opener

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Two weeks ago, Anthony Davis expressed hope about getting through the entire regular season without getting injured. But the Pelicans announced on Friday that Davis' timetable to recover from a Grade 2 right ankle sprain could take up to 14 days, which could force him to miss the Oct. 26 season..." October 15

  • Anthony Davis suffers right ankle sprain vs. Rockets

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis played only six minutes in Wednesday's preseason game against the Houston Rockets in Beijing before he was forced out of the game with a sprained right ankle injury. Davis suffered the injury after stepping on the foot of Rockets' center Nene on a post..." October 12

  • Anthony Davis expected to miss 10-15 days after ankle sprain

    ESPN "New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis is expected to be out 10-15 days after suffering a Grade 2 right ankle sprain in Wednesday's preseason game against the Houston Rockets in Beijing, a source told The Undefeated. Davis stepped on the foot of Rockets center Nene Hilario while making a move..." October 12