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.
Agent Rich Paul has notified the New Orleans Pelicans that All-NBA forward Anthony Davis has no intention of signing a contract extension if and when presented and that he has requested a trade, Paul told ESPN on Monday.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 28, 2019
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.
Rich Paul to ESPN on a preferred destination for Anthony Davis: “Anthony wants to be traded to a team that allows him the chance to win consistently and compete for a championship.”— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 28, 2019