HoopsHype Anthony Davis rumors

September 11, 2013 Updates

Wall, who recently celebrated his 23rd birthday in New York, looked like he will be ready to go full bore during training camp as he lead his Blue team to a 111-95 victory in a game that also featured NBA players Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Brandon Knight, Patrick Patterson and Terrence Jones. DeMarcus Cousins and Eric Bledsoe, Wall’s good friends and former teammates for one year at Kentucky, were assistant coaches and helped get the most out of him — with a little reverse psychology. “E. Bled told me I wasn’t going to get 40, so I went to go get 40,” Wall proclaimed to reporters after the game. Washington Post

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``We’ve got guys that can score and get up and down the floor,'' Stiemsma said. ``Obviously Anthony (Davis) can block shots. That's what it means to be a physical presence inside, not let the (opponent) get anything easy. I kind of take it personally to own the paint. I’m definitely looking for big things this year for myself personally. It’s a great opportunity to be part of a young team that’s building and trying to turn around a franchise. I think we have the right pieces to do that and hopefully I can fit in with that pretty well.'' New Orleans Times-Picayune

September 4, 2013 Updates

“I’ve gained at least 10 or 12 pounds,” Anthony Davis said, not far from the lunch line where he and his teammates will often select meals this season. “I want to gain at least five more before training camp starts. That’s the ideal goal for me and Carlos. I’ve just been (working) with Carlos a lot. They have me lifting weights. I’ve been staying on top of it, eating more, making sure I’m eating breakfast, lunch and dinner. Everything helps. It’s showing.” NBA.com

“I’ve been working on everything,” Davis said. “My shot, in the post, one-dribble pull-ups. You never know when you might need something. All of the greats are (working on their games right now). People might not see them working, but they’re out there working. I want to be great in this league one day, so I’m trying to do the same thing they’re doing.” NBA.com

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The White Team, led by Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, defeated the Blue Team 128-106 in the USA Basketball Showcase at Thomas & Mack Center. The was little doubt who the best player on the court was – Kyrie Irving . The sensational guard erupted for 16 of his game-high 23 points in the first half. He was an efficient six-of-eight from the field and also had a game-high seven assists. New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis showed off his new, improved jump-shot to the tune of 22 points to go along with seven rebounds. However, it wasn't enough for the Blue Team. CSNNW.com

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Anthony Davis is a former No. 1 draft pick and an Olympic gold medalist. Neither fact has the Chicago native resting on his laurels as he participates in USA Basketball's minicamp this week. "I don't think I'm a lock at all (for the 2016 Olympics)," Davis said Tuesday. "I have to earn my spot." Chicago Tribune

“I think he’s more comfortable now,” Monty Williams said of Anthony Davis’ adjustment to the NBA. “Obviously he played well, and everybody loves him. But he also understands that people are going to judge him differently than other players. He wants to be an All-Star. He wants to be one of the best players in the league. He wants to be a night-in and night-out guy that you can count on. So he’s put the work in. He’s also more vocal, and he’s stepping out there to show our team that he’s not going to sidestep being a leader. I’ve pushed him to do stuff in his second year that he hasn’t been asked to do. And I think that’s good for him, because he’s a special player.” NBA.com

“He’s quiet around you guys (media members),” Williams said of Davis’ personality. “AD’s not going to host a talk show, but he’s a smart kid. That’s how you have to be when you’re in his position. Nowadays you can’t say anything to anybody, because if you say the wrong thing it might be taken out of context and (turn into a controversy). So he’s pretty careful with his words – and you have to be.” NBA.com

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The Pelicans have averaged about eight players per session for their offseason volunteer workouts at the Alario Center. Some of the players participating have included forward Al Farouq Aminu, guard Brian Roberts, forward Lance Thomas, forward Darius Miller and forward Anthony Davis. ``It has been nice, the gym has been rocking,’’ Williams said.``We’re going to see how it goes, but our guys are enjoying it for sure.’’ New Orleans Times-Picayune

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