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Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Amin Elhassan react to Anthony Davis' comments in his interview with Nichols in which he did not commit to the Los Angeles Lakers beyond this season, with 2020 NBA free agency looming for the Klutch Sports/Rich Paul client. AD will play alongside LeBron James in the 2019-20 NBA season.
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M Adams
M Adams 3 months ago
How many injuries did AD go through last year?
Alain Lamour
Alain Lamour 3 months ago
I love her and her show
Geraldo S
Geraldo S 4 months ago
Its a shot at Laker management to spare no expense in trying to win a Championship. Its a smart move.
Bleak Solipsism
Bleak Solipsism 4 months ago
AD is again showing his true colors. He's a baby and will leave if LeBron retires or they don't work out right away. I think he's forgotten how his first team kept sheltering him through his fifteen (yes I know exaggerating) different injuries.
monae williams
monae williams 4 months ago
I mean whatcha expected he can only focus on this year wait till that day come
Yumi Tokushige
Yumi Tokushige 4 months ago
There's nothing else for AD to do. Or shooting a movie together with other player(s).
iSuperTouch
iSuperTouch 4 months ago
Ahhh media... I dont believe this
Snicky G
Snicky G 4 months ago
If this situation is true then AD is a lucky man. At the end of one season, AD will want to get the hell away from James!
Ian Ferguson
Ian Ferguson 4 months ago
Come play with Dame in PDX AD summer of 2020...it is your DESTINY!
Andy G
Andy G 4 months ago
The modern day black negro basketball dribbler is so selfish.
MrGedeon94
MrGedeon94 4 months ago
Rachel, are u sick baby? I hear it in ur voice
Joel VanKoughnett
Joel VanKoughnett 4 months ago
What if AD and Griff hatched a diabolical plot and the brow is going back to the Pels next year???
Ivaylo Petkov
Ivaylo Petkov 4 months ago
Didn’t Davis say before the trade that he would not sign a new contract with anyone before free agency in 2020?
Super Nice
Super Nice 4 months ago
They need a story he can for his money just can’t say I’m coming back
Faded Twinkie
Faded Twinkie 4 months ago
He knows he’s committing too the lakers , he’s going too toy with other teams next season. Acting like he’s going to sign with them so they don’t get quality free agents
kpobje
kpobje 4 months ago
don't let this news story distract you from the fact that Rachel Nichols is 10x better then michelle beadle---she is able to get through a news story without making awkward jokes and laughing like a coked out soccer mom at everything---Rachel is committed, eloquent, even keeled. Give her more airtime.
tmthyfrndz
tmthyfrndz 4 months ago
They really don't have anything to talk about? Lazy journalism. How is this even a story? This isn't even basketball
Jeffrey Vides
Jeffrey Vides 4 months ago
If this was any other team besides the Lakers, they would be talking them up so hard, talking about this team is stacked and the immediate future is bright but because it’s the Lakers they have all the questions and concerns. Trash.
Galien Drahfy Nova Spaceboy
all the talk. teams aint even played yet! its like Boxing. great time to bet. i got the Warriors.
Sean Black
Sean Black 4 months ago
BW is terrible at his job (first a LeBron inside guy ) now he’s lakers inside and Amin is terrible he sucks !!! Step it up Rachel please
Patrick Munoz
Patrick Munoz 4 months ago
As long as lebron is there AD staying bruh rich Paul ain’t losing out
Berendo Ball Bomber
Berendo Ball Bomber 4 months ago
Good Players is smart they have leverage by signing one year deals. Davis holds who he plays for in his future it's good business on getting surrounded with good players or he walks to another team who signs players he trust.
Tim L
Tim L 4 months ago
It's the middle of July and they're still talking about the NBA?
bradda kimo
bradda kimo 4 months ago
AD IS a two way player, Dwight Howard is not. AD can be another Kareem type of Laker, he can be the next Laker 'lifer'. However the way Free Agency is going, players like the opportunity of making their own decisions.
nicoakap0k3rface
nicoakap0k3rface 4 months ago
Speaking of squeezing the juice. Rachel Nichols got some big california "ORANGES" that i would definitely squeeze
Jay Rob
Jay Rob 4 months ago
That makes the number situation more funny....on another note, rocking a purse is crazy. How do you feel good about that as a heterosexual man?
Terry Gyimah
Terry Gyimah 4 months ago
I think AD will re sign with the Lakers...it is so obvious
Noartist
Noartist 4 months ago
meh, play for the Lakers for a year then when it doesnt work out sign with Toronto. Raptors could do the exact same thing with AD as they did with Kawhi. That was no fluke.
Josh Tyson
Josh Tyson 4 months ago
Espn always trying to stir drama for the lakers. AD is making no promises because you never know what will happen he hasn’t even played a game for LA yet. He doesn’t want to do a kyrie and state he’s staying long term then have everything go to shit and then bail
Uria85
Uria85 4 months ago
You know LeBron is talking to AD as a reason not to commit early. This keeps the Lakers in check. As dysfunctional as the front office has been, I don't blame them for doing this. Show us you are willing to provide some stability to where the Lakers seems like a desired location especially for veterans that want a ring that are still good but will accept a vet min contract.
Warren Ray
Warren Ray 4 months ago
They are reaching far, I guess they have no content so gotta create made up stuff
Joe Duke
Joe Duke 4 months ago
Anthony Davis is the most overrated player in the NBA
Grizzly G
Grizzly G 4 months ago
Rachel sounding like Demi Moore
James Ballsworth
James Ballsworth 4 months ago
Paul George didn't ask to be traded to okc, Kawhi Leonard didn't request Toronto as a destination either. Anthony Davis requested a trade to the Lakers specifically. He's staying.
John Cazares
John Cazares 4 months ago
Rachel sounds annoying. “He doesn’t have to do anything” like shut up with that bs. We understood what he meant by it. Smh.
ngede nkiondalle
ngede nkiondalle 4 months ago
hahaha AD is a lebron look alike right now in contract extension decision, he will do a 3+1 deal
Mike J.
Mike J. 4 months ago
at least this dude didn't lie like Kyrie
OKAYYYY
OKAYYYY 4 months ago
The pressure on Brian's chair is worrisome
Gregory Richardson
Gregory Richardson 4 months ago
He's going to sign a 2 and 1, so he can opt out after his 10th year and get a super max contract. Also, he's not going to commit to the Lakers long term (and he shouldn't) to keep the organization accountable for putting together winning teams. You can't trust lakers management as presently constructed
SEERLESVALLEY DEATHVALLEY
Kawahi is secretly working for next year! If the clippers beat them all season???he just might move over!
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