Anthony Davis is a top target these days as almost every NBA team is trying to sign him. The New Orleans Pelicans star has even turned teams into rivals. It turns out that the Lakers are not the only team to be interested in Davis’ talent, so Magic Johnson has just got another rival.
Davis emerged as one of the greatest two-way basketball players. Many thought that he would stay with the Lakers, but it seems like Davis is ready to travel somewhere else. That’s how the Lakers got their new rival.
Illustrated says that the Boston Celtics will offer up former first-round draft
pick Jayson Tatum for Davis. However, the forward has another option on the
Dan Devine of The Ringer podcast reported that the Warriors view Davis as their new superstar. Moreover, they will go for the deal next summer.
The Golden State warriors are getting ready for the summer. Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson are set to hit free agency. It seems like he will probably opt out of the final year of his deal with the team.
was linked with the New York Knicks and LA Clippers.
Thompson will be unrestricted free agent in th esummer. According to sources, maybe he will stay with the team. However, there is still a possibility that he goes for a fresh challenge
said that Davis is going to the Golden State due to the fact that they are
parting ways with Durant or Thompson.
“The Warriors have also long
had interest in Davis as a potential bridge to a new era in their dynastic
operation,” Devine said on The
finding a package the Pelicans would take that doesn’t include Durant or
Stephen Curry would be pretty tough. A Davis
deal could alter the face of the league. And in
today’s NBA, teams start getting ready for that sort of opportunity years in
advance. Don’t expect the chance to make
a slight upgrade to their rotation now to get in the way of that, even for
teams with a chance to win the championship this season.