October 30, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast Anthony DavisLAL vs. MEM 40 20 2   26-27 ft John CollinsATL @ MIA 30 7 4   5-8 3-pt Tyler HerroMIA vs. ATL 29 7 2   12-16 ft Bam AdebayoMIA vs. ATL 17 10 3   2 stl , 3 blk Paul MillsapDEN vs. DAL 23 8 0    Jimmy ButlerMIA vs. ATL 21 5 2   10-15 ft LeBron JamesLAL vs. MEM 23 2 8    Nikola JokićDEN vs. DAL 10 10 10   Triple-double Will BartonDEN vs. DAL 19 11 1    Delon WrightDAL @ DEN 12…

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Celtics did not make Tatum available in Davis trade talks

According to the New York Times’ Marc Stein, the Boston Celtics “refused” to make Jayson Tatum in trade talks with the New Orleans Pelicans. Earlier today it was initially reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Anthony Davis was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, three first round picks, including the number 4 pick in this year’s NBA draft.

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Breaking News: Anthony Davis traded to Los Angeles Lakers

The long and protracted Anthony Davis trade saga has thankfully reached its end. Earlier this afternoon, the New Orleans Pelicans agreed to send the suddenly disgruntled power forward to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh three first round picks, which includes this year’s no. 4 overall selection. It was speculated that newly hired Pelicans’ head of basketball operations David Griffin wanted to get the Davis deal prior to the draft, and with this move, that he did. The move stocks the Pelicans with young…

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David Griffin to meet with Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis is going to meet with newly hired executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin.  As it has been widely publicized, Davis publicly requested a trade back in January, which earned him a $50K fine, and the resulting fiasco that swept up both the Pelicans and Lakers,effectively torpedoing both ballclub’s season.  Griffin said last week that he was looking forward to meeting with Davis.saying ,”We’re very confident we have a compelling situation for him here, referring to the no.1 overall pick the team won in this year’s draft…

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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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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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Kyrie open to rejoining Lebron James?

The tearing asunder of the Kyrie , Lebron, Kevin Love triumvirate is well-known, although the exact reasons are not. Since Kyrie went easy to Boston, the two have occasionally trade thinly veiled ( and not so thinly-veiled) barbs at each other. The way things ended it would seem like the last thing one could expect to see was, outside of all-star or international play, the two of them running on the same team again and the two of the would want to keep it that way. Right? Well according to…

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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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