Your Afternoon Dump... Where Anthony Davis still wants out and the Rockets are willing to trade anyone

Your Afternoon Dump... Where Anthony Davis still wants out and the Rockets are willing to trade anyone

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Your Afternoon Dump... Where Anthony Davis still wants out and the Rockets are willing to trade anyone

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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.

You’ll be hardpressed to find anyone who believes Anthony Davis will play another game for the Pelicans. David Griffin is smart enough to know that his best offers will come between the draft and June 30th at 6pm (the new start to free agency).

I’m still a bit nervous that Danny Ainge will offer Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Marcus Smart in some sort of package to New Orleans for Davis. I want him here but not at that cost.

Meanwhile, in Houston:

In his story, Woj adds, “the Harden-Paul dynamic wasn’t without its challenges.”

Trading the 34-year old Paul and the $124 million remaining on his contract will be next to impossible, but never count out the stupidity of the Lakers or Knicks. And no, I don’t see the Celtics engaging with the Rockets in trade talks, for anyone.

On Page 2, another honor for Bill Russell.

Congrats, Russ!

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