Whether Davis will play another game for the Pelicans is just really a matter that Gentry couldn’t answer.
Asked once he’s ready, if Davis will play, Gentry repeated that the centre was cleared into apply. Gentry was asked if he is licensed to make the decision as to when Davis will playwith.
“I don’t make those decisions,” Gentry said. “I was told he was cleared to clinic. That is exactly what I understand.”
The other day davis requested a transaction, and New Orleans is aware of a list of clubs the centre would sign with long term. Including the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Milwaukee Bucks along with Los Angeles Clippers, Based on a report by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Citing team sources, Wojnarowski reported that Lakers president Magic Johnson made a more robust bid on the Pelicans to get Davis on Monday, offering salary cap relief, multiple youthful players, including Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram along with Kyle Kuzma, along with draft picks.
Johnson and Pelicans director Dell Demps had conversations on Monday, league sources told Wojnarowski.
“I have not experienced anything like this,” Gentry said of Davis’ trade requirement. “You deal with it. It is Available. It is known by everybody. So you deal with it.”
A go on is preferred by davis league sources told Wojnarowski.
New Orleans learned Monday of Davis’ collection of teams he’d be prepared to remain with. Those teams have not yet made supplies.
Davis informed the Pelicans he wouldn’t sign a five-year, $239 million supermax contract this summer.