Given the opportunity to reunite with star forward Anthony Davis, Kentucky coach John Calipari has made it known to New Orleans Pelicans officials that he’s interested in the team’s vacant head-coaching job, a source close to Calipari said Tuesday.
September 21, 2017 | 8:15 pm EDT Update
Dwight Howard dislikes playing against Cody Zeller. Zeller dislikes playing against Howard. So it might work out better that they’re teammates. Zeller’s first reaction, when he heard the Charlotte Hornets traded for Howard in June: “Now I don’t have to play him four times a season.”
Zeller missed 29 games over the past two seasons. The Hornets’ record in the 20 games he missed in 2016-17 was 3-17. “I got banged up so much, playing so many minutes,” said Zeller, who has gained about 10 pounds in the off-season to 250. “A lot of times, I’m outsized by 40 or 50 pounds. I’m used to it — I can do it for games – but over four games in five nights or back-to-backs, my body starts to wear down.”