It’s plain to see that Anthony Davis is assuming the role of team leader

Anthony Davis - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Anthony Davis – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

From Jimmy Smith of NOLA.com:  “ coach Monty Williams says he has retired as Anthony Davis’ on and off-court protector. From now on, Williams said, Davis will be on his own, expected to carry a huge burden this year for the Pelicans. Williams says he has encouraged Davis to take an active role in the Pelicans’ offense this season, and the second-year pro had shown in the team’s first two exhibition games that he has taken Williams’ mandate to heart. After scoring 21 points on 9 of 16 field-goal shooting in Saturday night’s win over the Rockets, Davis followed that up with 25 points on 11 of 19 shooting in the 94-92 win over the Dallas Mavericks. He was assertive on both ends of the floor. It’s plain to see that Davis is assuming the role of team leader.”

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