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SportNBA reacts to Lakers acquiring Anthony Davis

02:25  16 june  2019
02:25  16 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The NBA world is still reeling from the Anthony Davis trade just like you are.

Oh, did you miss that? Yeah, Davis is going to the Lakers in a blockbuster deal featuring Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart and three first-round picks including the No. 4 pick in the 2019 draft, according to ESPN.

Just a few weeks ago, Pelicans owner Gayle Benson said she would trade Davis to the Lakers "over my dead body." And yet, here we are.

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The Lakers and Pelicans have talked twice on Monday about Anthony Davis trade offers, including one that adds veterans and salary-cap relief Right now the Celtics are barred from acquiring Davis while they have Kyrie Irving on the roster due to an obscure rule involving the types of contracts under

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to acquire Anthony Davis again from the New Orleans The Lakers are currently in talks with the Pelicans about a potential deal for Davis in the coming days. The veteran NBA analyst said that he believes that the team will eventually be a championship

So just to put this deal — and the surprise around it — into perspective, we put together some of the best reactions from the NBA world for your enjoyment.

And here…we…go.

NBA Twitter reacts to Anthony Davis trade

Lakers 'on the right path’ after Anthony Davis trade, owner Jeanie Buss says.
The Lakers owner gave general manager Rob Pelinka a vote of confidence during an interview with the Times at the NBA awards show Monday. “I have 100% confidence in Rob Pelinka running our basketball operations,” Buss said. “I’ve always had confidence in Rob. Whatever the speculation is out there, we don’t need the outside media to validate what we do. I’m very happy. I think we’re on the right path but there’s still more work to do.

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