REPORT: Anthony Davis requests trade from Pelicans

Anthony Davis - New Orleans Pelicans power forward, Photo Date: 12/19/2017 - Photo: Keith Allison / CC BY-SA 2.0
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) - All-NBA forward Anthony Davis has requested a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans, according to a report by ESPN.

Davis’s agent, Rich Paul, reportedly told ESPN that he notified the team Davis does not intend to sign a contract extension and that the star player has requested a trade.

The Pels can offer Davis a five-year, $240 million contract extension in the summer and if he does not re-sign, he is eligible to be a free agent next summer.

Davis is averaging 29.3 points per game, along with 13.3 rebounds.

Davis has missed three games with an injured finger and could be out another week.

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