Much has been made of where Anthony Davis might go if he were to leave the New Orleans Pelicans. Publicly, AD has continued to say all the right things, even handling the LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s fawning with grace. Continue reading Anthony Davis Reportedly Isn’t Playing for Pelicans Beyond This Season
This NBA season has a chance to be truly historic. And no, it’s not because of that superteam with the potential to rip off a 50-game winning streak, or because LeBron James appears headed to a seventh-consecutive trip to the NBA Finals. It could be one of the most historic seasons because five records are potentially in jeopardy this year—several of which may not have even been on your radar.
The Pelicans‘ season will end in April. They’re 25-43 and Anthony Davis is hobbled with knee and shoulder injuries. So, to prevent aggravating those injuries, it makes sense to sit him out for the rest of the season. Coach Alvin Gentry confirmed he was doing just that. He announced that Davis was benched for the remainder of the season. Gentry also said the star forward will undergo surgery, but he didn’t specify what kind.
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Shaq has never been one to hold his tongue to the press when speaking his mind to the media.