Anthony Davis requests trade from New Orleans Pelicans


LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 14: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans smiles during a 121-117 win over the LA Clippers at Staples Center on January 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

UPDATE: In a statement from the New Orleans Pelicans, the team says its disappointed in the trade request from Anthony Davis.

ORIGINAL: Anthony Davis, all-star center for the New Orleans Pelicans, has requested a trade.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted this morning that Davis’ agent Rich Paul told the Pelicans that Davis has no intention of signing a contract extension and has requested a trade.

Davis could sign a 5-year, $240M contract extension this summer.

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