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Anthony Davis Responds To LeBron James Comments About Teaming Up

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)

Anthony Davis is one of the best players in the NBA. He also is probably not long for the New Orleans Pelicans, unless something drastic changes with that franchise in the next year or so.

There has been plenty of speculation about The Brow's next move. It ramped up significantly over the summer, when he signed with LeBron James' friend and agent Rich Paul.

Davis and James will face off tomorrow night, with the Pelicans making a trip to Los Angeles.

On Tuesday, after the Lakers lost to the Nets in Brooklyn, LeBron didn't exactly downplay any speculation that he and AD could team up at some point, calling the hypothetical move "amazing" and "incredible."

Anthony Davis wasn't as open about discussing the idea, and is choosing to focus on the Pelicans' season.

From ESPN:

"I don't really care," Davis told ESPN of James' comments Wednesday night after the Pelicans' 123-115 loss to the Bucks. "Obviously, it's cool to hear any high-caliber player say they want to play with me. But my job is to turn this team around. If we're 15-17, that means I'm not doing my job."

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"When that time comes, of course we will see," Davis said. "I love my teammates. I love New Orleans. I love the fans. I talk their slang. I love their food."

Davis would be a pretty incredible second superstar to pair with LeBron, and it could happen at some point. Of course, there have been plenty of other rumors about trades that could go down when the trade deadline rolls around, as the Pelicans look to get back some value back for their likely outgoing star.

Until then, expect the speculation to approach Paul George and Kawhi Leonard levels.

[ESPN]