Tagged Anthony Davis

How 2019 NBA Draft Lottery Can Reshape NBA’s Future

Whichever team wins the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night will land the rights to Duke forward Zion Williamson. That’s a given after he put up one of the most dominant freshman seasons in college basketball history. The 6’7″, 285-pound athletic marvel will provide an immediate jolt to whichever team he suits up for next season.…

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Would Trading for Anthony Davis Even Fix the Celtics?

The Boston Celtics entered the 2018-19 NBA season as clear favorites to emerge from the LeBron James-less Eastern Conference and challenge the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. Then they ended said season by losing four straight to the Milwaukee Bucks after stealing Game 1 of their second-round series. The Celtics are now staring…

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Anthony Davis is Finally Getting the Attention He Ordered

This NBA season has been defined by endings. Its community has celebrated the end of Dwyane Wade’s career all season long. The same can be said for Dirk Nowitzki, though an official announcement about his future didn’t come until Tuesday. We’ve been treated to and unified by vintage shots, heart-warming tributes and Paul Pierce slander.…

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Week 18 Fantasy Basketball Notebook: NBA Trade Deadline Winners & Losers

The 2019 NBA trade deadline featured no shortage of action: Tobias Harris is a Philadelphia 76er, Marc Gasol is a Toronto Raptor, Nikola Mirotic is a Milwaukee Buck, Otto Porter Jr. is a Chicago Bull and Harrison Barnes is a Sacramento King. Beyond those five, however, few other fantasy-relevant options switched teams at the deadline,…

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TBW Roundtable: NBA Trade Deadline Fallout

Another insane trade deadline has passed, and one thing is clear: The NBA knows how to create drama around player movement. To clear up everything else, we assembled our dedicated NBA writers to provide perspective on the deadline, as well as addressing the elephant in the room: Anthony Davis. Who were the biggest winners at…

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The Best-Laid Plans of Mice and NBA GMs

If you ever want to talk to the perfect NBA General Manager—the one who knows everything and has yet to ever make a mistake—just ask Twitter. It’s filled with them. It’s an easy job to do when it’s not yours, it seems. As Anthony Davis news swirls, and trades happen faster than we can keep…

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Don’t Get Duped in NBA Trade Season

Anthony Davis has informed the New Orleans Pelicans that he will not re-sign with them and has asked for a trade to a contender. Thus, Adrian Wojnarowski hereby officially rang the opening bell for “NBA trade season.” Over the next few weeks, roughly 1.37 million articles will have 23.45 million trade rumors about Davis and…

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Read This Before Constructing Aspirational Anthony Davis Trades

NBA Trade Season 2019 has potential to shift the league’s landscape in seismic fashion. Anthony Davis has reportedly asked for a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans after seven-plus seasons with the franchise. After he made it evidently clear he would not sign an extension with the Pelicans, super-max or otherwise, there’s no reason for…

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Week 15 NBA Fantasy Basketball Notebook: Will Boogie Cousins Be a League-Winner?

This weekly fantasy basketball notebook, which will publish every Monday, features waiver-wire pickups, notable injury news and players whose value is rising or falling as of late: DeMarcus Cousins made his long-awaited debut in a Golden State Warriors uniform Friday, much to the delight of Dubs fans and fantasy basketball owners alike. In 15 minutes…

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The Pelicans Bench Could End Up Costing Them

By the quarter mark of an NBA season, one has a good feel for who each team is, what they’re running and how to push the “small sample size” argument closer to the back burner.  At 9-7, the New Orleans Pelicans are clinging to the thick of things in the West behind Anthony Davis who…

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