Anthony Davis out against Portland

New Orleans Pelican forward (for the time being) Anthony Davis, will not suit up for the team’s game Friday night against the Portland TrailBlazers for rest, according to the ballclub. Davis’ minutes has been reduced since they were unable to find a suitable deal for him prior to this year’s trade deadline.

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Jrue Holiday will be out with abdominal strain; to be re-evaluated in 7-10 days

The injury bug has kicked the New Orleans Pelicans in the tooshie again. The ballclub announced earlier today that guard E’Twaun Moore will be out at least 7-10 days with a left quadriceps tendon he has been battling and now it appears they will be without point guard Jrue Holiday for at least that same amount of time. Holiday suffered a lower abdominal strain in the team’s loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. After being plagued by injuries earlier in his career, he has enjoyed good health over…

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Pelicans trade Mirotic to Bucks

Finally, the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade…for Nikola Mirotic. The team has agreed to send the flloor-spreading power forward to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for big man Jason Smith and small forward Stanley Johnson. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal also included the Pistons and will see multi second-round picks to the Pelicans.

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Pelicans and Lakers have spoken regarding Anthony Davis

Thursday, the Los Angeles Times’ Brad Turner reported the Lakers presented the Pelicans with five various trade scenarios. One of the proposed deal included Los Angeles sending Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma, Ivica Zubac, and first round pick to the Pelicans for their all-world forward/center. Although the other scenarios were not disclosed, Turner adds the Lakers are seeking to get a deal done prior to the NBA’s February 7 trade deadline to avoid the AD sweepstakes opening up to other teams.

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Anthony Davis requests trade from Pelicans

The Anthony Davis trade rumors have been swirling about for at least a year. With Lebron James signing with the Lakers and Davis signing with James’ Klutch Sports, there was immediate speculation that it was only a matter of time before the Pelicans’ all-world forward would be donning the purple and gold. Throughout the rampant trade talks , Davis has tried to be the good soldier, saying he’s trying to help lead his team and not focused on the rumours, etc. It appears that time has come to an end.…

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Anthony Davis out tonight

Pelicans forward Anthony Davis will miss tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to illness. Jahlil Okafor will start in his place. Not the way I wanted to start 2019: Starting lineup change:Jahlil Okafor will start in place of Anthony Davis (illness). This bug going through the @PelicansNBA locker room — Jennifer Hale (@JenHale504) January 1, 2019 According to Jennifer Hale, Pelicans sideline reporter, there is a bug going through the New Orleans locker room. It seems Davis is its latest victim.

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NBA sends out memo to teams about anti-tampering rules

Today the NBA sent a message to its teams about tampering…..literally. The comments of LeBron James ( and those of Giannis Antetokounmpo, though they aren’t getting near the amount of pub) in regards to Pelicans forward/center Anthony Davis were, much to the delight of several NBA GM’s, the impetus for the NBA sending out a memorandum to teams to remind them of tampering rules. More from the NBA memo: This principle is particularly important in today’s media environment, where any actions or comments relating to potential player movement receive immediate…

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So tampering is ok now?

Lebron James recent comments regarding his thoughts on potentially playing with New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis stokes the long-simmering fires of rumours of Davis joining the Lakers.  It is also a clear case of tampering.  As stated in Article 35A of the NBA constitution, “No person may, directly or indirectly, entice, induce, persuade, or attempt to entice, induce or persuade, any Player who is under contract to, or whose exclusive negotiating rights are held by, any other Member of the Association. I’m layman’s terms, if you are on…

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