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ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski On Potential Anthony Davis-Lakers Trade

A closeup of Anthony Davis in his New Orleans Pelicans uniform.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 28: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans reacts during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Smoothie King Center on October 28, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

New Orleans Pelicans' star forward Anthony Davis has officially requested a trade, telling the organization he won't be re-signing.

Davis has long been rumored to be a potentially massive trade chip, with several teams being linked to the All-NBA forward, and now it's official.

ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported this morning that Davis' agent, Rich Paul, says his client wants to be traded.

"Anthony wants to be traded to a team that allows him a chance to win consistently and compete for a championship," Paul told ESPN.

"Anthony wanted to be honest and clear with his intentions and that's the reason for informing them of this decision now. That's in the best interests of both Anthony's and the organization's future."

The Lakers and the Celtics have been the two teams mentioned the most for Davis, though Boston can't make a trade this season, unless Kyrie Irving is involved.

So, Los Angeles is the inarguable frontrunner.

Here's what Wojnarowski has said about the Lakers and Davis:

This is an opportunity for the Los Angeles Lakers to be aggressive in offering a package for Davis before Boston's inclusion into talks. Paul also represents Lakers star LeBron James, and the Lakers have been determined to acquire Davis in a deal, league sources said.

Most NBA teams will check on the possibility of a Davis trade.

Davis has been one of the best players in the NBA this season, averaging 29 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks a game.