HoopsHype Anthony Davis rumors


February 9, 2015 Updates

"It is a lot to be 21, so much is expected of you and you’ve got to do it," Davis says. "You’ve got to live up to it, that’s the hardest thing about it. I talk to my friends and they’re graduating school and about to have parties and all this stuff. I’m like, ‘I’ve got to work.’ It comes with the territory." SB Nation

Tonight on “The Grantland Basketball Hour” the trio of Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose and Ryen Russillo unveiled and discussed the final 25 players on Simmons long running NBA Trade Value list. And for the first time since 2006 someone other than LeBron James was named number one. Anthony Davis. The case for Davis is easy to make. At just 21 Davis is already one of the three best players in basketball. Unlike most of the other guys in the conversation Davis is still on his rookie deal, meaning that even when his extension does kick in, in the coming years he still will be making less money than most great players. Pelican Debrief

February 8, 2015 Updates

The NBA announced its four legends for the Shooting Stars competition at All-Star Weekend, going away from the traditional city-affiliated teams, which enables Stephen Curry to be joined by his father, Dell, on Team Curry. Other legends who will participate are Dominique Wilkins, Scottie Pippen, and Penny Hardaway. Chris Bosh, Anthony Davis, and Russell Westbrook are leading their teams, while Swin Cash, Elena Della Donne, Sue Bird, and Tamika Catchings are the WNBA players participating. Boston Globe

Unable to overcome not having Davis, the Pelicans were routed 107-72 by the Chicago Bulls at the Smoothie King Center. Davis landed hard on his right shoulder after a dunk with 5:28 remaining in the second quarter. It appeared that Davis couldn't catch his balance after hanging on the rim after the dunk. Davis stayed in the game for about a minute before leaving to get his shoulder checked by the team's training staff in the locker room. After halftime the Pelicans listed Davis as questionable to return with a right shoulder injury, but shortly changed their update to not returning. New Orleans Times-Picayune

February 7, 2015 Updates

Jim Eichenhofer: Monty on AD improvising a 3: "I wish I could say I drew that up. He just makes one of the best plays of his career if not the best." Twitter @Jim_Eichenhofer

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Team Bosh will compete against Team Curry featuring NBA player Stephen Curry, NBA Legend Dell Curry and WNBA player Sue Bird, Team Davis consisting of NBA player Anthony Davis, NBA Legend Scottie Pippen and WNBA player Elena Delle Donne and Team Westbrook involving NBA player Russell Westbrook, NBA Legend Anfernee ‘Penny’ Hardaway and WNBA player Tamika Catchings. NBA.com

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