The NBA commerce deadline has come and gone, and Anthony Davis continues to be a member of the New Orleans Pelicans.
With that, the Los Angeles Lakers’ younger core of Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart are additionally staying put. Needless to say, Lonzo could not be happier that he is staying in L.A.
Mere moments after the deadline handed, the second-year level guard posted a video on his Instagram story with a transparent message: “We ain’t goin nowhere.”
The Lakers have been ready to ship out the aforementioned gamers, in addition to a number of first spherical picks, as a part of a package deal for Anthony Davis however the Pelicans weren’t offered. Davis, who can turn into an unrestricted free agent in the summertime of 2020, has already knowledgeable the workforce that he has no intentions of signing a contract extension.
New Orleans will revisit the Davis commerce talks after this season is over, when the Boston Celtics will be capable of put collectively a package deal of their very own. However, Davis is reportedly tired of signing an extension with the Celtics.
According to a report by The New York Times’ Marc Stein, the New York Knicks are one other workforce that might make a play for Davis in the event that they land the #1 choose within the 2019 NBA Draft.
Stein reviews that A.D. “has the Knicks on equal footing with the Lakers by way of groups he’s all in favour of signing with long-term.”