Anthony Davis expected probably not to discover a bed of roses upon his return to New Orleans, where he spent the first seven years of his professional life until last summer. How did the last season, quickly marred by poor results and dropped from the time it has publicly asked to be transferred, at the end of January, and has left traces. Supporters of the Pelicans have still not digested this output failed and was recalled in huant their former star for its first appearance at the Smoothie King Center in the jersey of the Lakers.
To bypass this unpleasant reception, her coach, Frank Vogel, has simply asked Davis to “fun “. What he has done, obviously with a service of high caliber, his 41 points constituting a record for the first game of a player on the floor of his old team. Better, the “Monosourcil” was successful interception decisive to five seconds from the end, and +2 to L. A. on a throw in to the Pelicans. This success (114-110), the eighth on the Lakers, allows them to cavort in the head to the West so that their pursuers are also turning at full speed (7 wins in a row for the Clippers, 6 for the Nuggets).
Carmelo Anthony has lived a situation opposite to its first appearance in Portland as a TrailBlazer, after four matches away. “Melo” has been ovationné by the avid public from the Moda Center at the end of a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, which has very quickly turned to the jumper alone (136-119).
“The play is not a problem. He is in form, which to me makes the task easier. Just need to find a complementary, rotations that turn out well. We’re working on it, but overall, it’s pretty easy “notes coach Terry Stotts. Wednesday, Anthony, appointed to the position of the wing box, has been effective (19 points, 9/11 in 29 minutes) within a five where everyone has scored at least 14 points. A revival in competitiveness that the followers of the team attributed to his arrival.