Anthony Davis can't be convinced to stay with the Pelicans, play with Zion - Stephen A. | Get Up!

  • Published on May 16, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith claims nothing can make Anthony Davis change his mind about wanting to be traded despite the New Orleans Pelicans landing the top pick in the 2019 NBA draft.
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Comments • 918

  • Shin Yokoyama
    Shin Yokoyama 18 days ago

    All I got to say is if KD leaves AD you come and play for GS and join a dynasty and be the new NBA great player. and get yourself some championships so everyone can hate on you but will validate you as being in the running for the goat.

  • Kandi Durand
    Kandi Durand 20 days ago +1

    We don't care if he's want to play or don't. Pelicans will win one. We don't need him. He wants to play with the warriors. Let him go.. Louisiana Strong!!! We get it out of the mud that's why its The BOOT. Rams against the Saints. LSU vs Texas a&m. LSU coach & student schandal. We will over come it all . Just watch! We the fans say to AD you all in or you all out!

    XSHABAZ RAJAH 20 days ago

    Kick rocks AD... Trade his ass now....

  • hen ko
    hen ko 20 days ago

    develop chemistry as they try to rush a championship overnight.

  • tatt oo sticker
    tatt oo sticker 21 day ago

    develop chemistry as they try to rush a championship overnight.

  • panggop jio
    panggop jio 21 day ago

    develop chemistry as they try to rush a championship overnight.

  • Black Order
    Black Order 22 days ago

    Zion didnt want to come to the Pelicans all fake news!!!!!!!!!!!
    Stop listen to media!!!
    Thats the only reason people post trades like this, is because of media.
    Yall want to talk about the Pelicans are a bad franchise an Zion should go to the LAkers or back to Duke or to the knicks???? Really
    The LAkers had 4 top 5 picks in the NBA draft in the last 5 years!!!! In addition, they pick up Lebron James an still missed the playoffs every year 5 years straight!!!!
    The Pelicans only had 1 pick in top 5 and made the playoffs twice despite the injuries!!!
    The Pelicans are bad???!!! Yall out yall rabbit a$% mind!!!
    Facts are Pelicans:
    Have Zion
    Have AD, Jrue, Julius
    They also have David Griffin
    Alvin Gentry as coach
    They have new training staff a PResident ..
    spent 4.6 million on a new training facility
    THey making positive progress!!!
    Zion will have fun and develop well in New Orleans, weather AD is traded or not!! MEdia need to stop hating!!!

  • Maximus Prime
    Maximus Prime 24 days ago +1

    Easy... trade LeBron for Zion!!! Zion don't want to play with AD. Pels want to keep AD. LeBron and AD want to play with each other. Griffin wants and needs to win now and keep AD. Lakers fans want to return to their youth movement. Palinka would be a God!!! Win/win situation!!!

  • Charles Dalton
    Charles Dalton 24 days ago

    What if the Knicks end up doing a 3 man trade and picking up free agents and they end up getting KD,AD, IRVING, AND KAWHI for just one year because all of that would be too expensive.

  • Joker 313
    Joker 313 24 days ago

    Man I haven't seen Damon Jones in a minute. That man look like he ate Damon Jones.

  • George Brother
    George Brother 25 days ago +1

    Only way AD come back is the pels sign rondo back and get another free agent shooter

  • TheOnlyHeem
    TheOnlyHeem 25 days ago

    Bro AD COME TO HOUSTON PLEASE‼️ we jus gotta get rid of everybody else🤣 3 Man rotation

  • Ring Generalship
    Ring Generalship 26 days ago

    He started off by saying to Stephen A. Smith....there’s million places I wanna take you 🤦🏼‍♂️ (PAUSE)

  • BlockTalkNews
    BlockTalkNews 26 days ago

    Bye bitch

  • Got Game
    Got Game 26 days ago

    the knicks arent signing anyone.

  • Poeaux Gunnah
    Poeaux Gunnah 26 days ago

    AD lookn like a mid 90's Disney Villian, and SA lookn like BabyDaddy Smurf
    In the thumbnail 🤔

  • June B
    June B 26 days ago

    I would trade ben simmons for zion... I think ben is leaving to LA anyway.... if i was the in the 76ers Organization i would definitely entertain that idea!!!!!!

  • Mohamed Ahmed
    Mohamed Ahmed 27 days ago +1


  • Anthony Drake
    Anthony Drake 27 days ago +1

    You got till june 10 before you can say Zion era...Zion could do a Sophomore year at Duke...and if there's no star on the Pels, why not?

  • NamisIll
    NamisIll 28 days ago +1

    I hope the Knicks don't overpay for AD in any trade proposal ,They did that once for Carmelo. If the Knicks sign Durant and Irving and draft Barrett along with all that young talent they have I'd be very happy.

  • Epiph Da 1
    Epiph Da 1 28 days ago +1

    Man let's be real Damian Jones, David G... ex GM for the CAVS you cant make this shi up...Zion goes to New Orleans lol...translation AD is going to LA because they want LeBron James to win again!!! Then they go to KD who they've been trying to push out from day one!
    Look I hope KD stays in GS & I hope LeBron James gets no one doesn't he make everyone better around him!

  • Big B
    Big B 28 days ago +1

    FINALLY an interview with Stephen A where he doesn't go ultrasonic and off the rails lol. I think he should lose his voice more often. Lots of smart things to say, just hate it when it's more about him yelling than what he's yelling about 😉

  • Metro Pcs
    Metro Pcs 28 days ago +1

    Nah KD selfish bro😂😂

  • Lakers Will Rise
    Lakers Will Rise 29 days ago +1

    if the Bucks win, it will change it back to a collection of role players winning with one star drafted by the organization and developed. Giannis came in the league in 2013 and averaged 7 points his first year and 12 points his 2nd. In today's NBA instant gratification, Giannis would have been traded his 1st of 2nd year for low production. But the Bucks built the right way. Now 6 years later, if the Bucks win with just Giannis and a collection of role players (some of which can become stars from winning), they will put the league on notice to stop star chasing and build teams from the bottom up (draft and player development), not the top down (star stacking). The Warriors with Steph/Klay/Draymond were bottom up. The added Kevin but the core of their team was already there to establish chemistry over time. Teams with the best chemistry win whereby teams stacking may never develop chemistry as they try to rush a championship overnight.

  • cntipede
    cntipede 29 days ago +1

    Stephen A Smith is such a little B

  • Emm Jayy
    Emm Jayy 29 days ago +1

    KD opting back in you garbage pieces of shit. Y'all can keep talking about his free agency next year too.

  • Thamon Wright
    Thamon Wright 29 days ago +1

    Your not going to get a good return on a star in NBA. They’ll get unproven draft picks & NBA bums period

  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius 29 days ago +1

    I hope they send him to Carolina

  • FerGamesYT !
    FerGamesYT ! 29 days ago +1

    Stay of the weeeed

  • Matt Perry
    Matt Perry 29 days ago +1

    Davis wants out and trust me we do NOT want him here anymore. Let that unprofessional cry baby go!

  • E-Man5805
    E-Man5805 29 days ago +1

    I hate how he says New Orleans.

  • Smvf13
    Smvf13 29 days ago +1


  • Richard Collins
    Richard Collins 29 days ago +1

    AD is going to LA

  • Angie M
    Angie M 29 days ago +1

    I know we need someone at point, but AD needs to come home to the Chi to get some rings.

  • Marley Stewart
    Marley Stewart 29 days ago +2

    Man if ad was to come to Houston that wld be a 2 to 3 yr championship team easy

    • sonnyjason2
      sonnyjason2 23 days ago

      Marley Stewart how the hell houston will get Davis tho???

  • chance goode
    chance goode 29 days ago

    U think this whole system is rigged. How do the Pelicans get the number one pick but the Lakers continue to get all their trade deals blocked with big stars from CP3 to AD. Then you have teams much worse than than the Pelicans but they don’t get the chance to improve with a top pick? That just doesn’t seem alike the way to keep your league competitive

  • Sharrieff Vincent
    Sharrieff Vincent 29 days ago

    AD will look really nice in purple and gold.

  • Ceasar Montes
    Ceasar Montes 29 days ago

    AD to the clippers

  • Sarbjit Singh
    Sarbjit Singh 29 days ago

    Yeah just like he can’t be convinced to fix his unibrow

  • Billy Her
    Billy Her 29 days ago

    Better give Stephen A Smith a max contract before he wants a trade.

  • robert holmes
    robert holmes 29 days ago

    Why wouldn't they want to trade him to the Lakers ??two young Stars plus the fourth pick in the draft? 1st &4th pick duh
    P.S. wasn't It a few years ago with the same New Orleans team with a guard by the name of Chris Paul that couldn't go to the Lakers?

  • Zoe Simple
    Zoe Simple 29 days ago

    He going to The Warriors if KD leaves 👍

  • Shawn C
    Shawn C 29 days ago

    Stephen A needs some vacation time

    • Shawn C
      Shawn C 29 days ago

      And know that I’ve read the comments after my post, a lot of us we’re thinking the same thing. This man needs to rest

  • Damien Gonzalez
    Damien Gonzalez 29 days ago +2

    Stephen A needs to relax a bit. Needs some weEeEeDdd

  • vambo13257
    vambo13257 29 days ago

    A.D. is a bum, tremendous talent but weak minded and always hurt. Not a leader!

  • Daud Jama
    Daud Jama 29 days ago

    Our Somali Brother, Stephen A. Smith, has gone over the rails.

  • Clayton C.
    Clayton C. 29 days ago +1

    Damon Jones is loving life and eating for three.

  • Lee Rogers
    Lee Rogers Month ago

    Would be nice

  • Pojosamaneo
    Pojosamaneo Month ago


  • Melinda Kelley
    Melinda Kelley Month ago

    Trade with cz and get brown Tatum bol bol and taco

  • Indigenous Intelligence

    If im the gm of the pelicans i trade anthony davis and etwan moore for terry rozier jason Tatum and al horford

  • marcelizkillinit89
    marcelizkillinit89 Month ago

    He has to have a twin brother.

  • Anh Nguyen
    Anh Nguyen Month ago


  • Cake Mix
    Cake Mix Month ago

    That dude on the right in the thumbnail looks like the Grinch

  • Benedicite Sol
    Benedicite Sol Month ago +2

    AD looking at SAS like an Evil Genie who bout to grant a wish in the thumbnail

  • michael parker
    michael parker Month ago +1

    What the HELL is up with that DAMN AD pic? What are ya'll trying to say?

  • The Tick
    The Tick Month ago +1

    If I was NO. I would try and trade Zion pick and AD for Russell westbrook and somethin

  • The Tick
    The Tick Month ago +1

    Haha damn that sucks for Zion.

  • Dbzxtreme
    Dbzxtreme Month ago +1

    Pelicans should trade for the no. 3 pick, and sell zion and barret as the next mike and scotty.

  • MsCamicam
    MsCamicam Month ago +1

    The Lakers shouldn’t try to get Anthony Davis move on from him and target free agents and get a good pick! At this point the Pelicans and Anthony Davis are both a pain in the ass🤢🤣😂!! Just trade him somewhere and STFU about it!!

  • Jontrell Miles
    Jontrell Miles Month ago +1

    Id rather see zion lead his own team for a couple years anyway. History proves its good for development in young extremely talented players.

  • Ryan Daniel
    Ryan Daniel Month ago +1

    ESPN please fire SAS

  • Gangsta Grieves MT
    Gangsta Grieves MT Month ago +1

    I don't normally browse through RU-clip. But when I do, eyebrows.

  • john
    john Month ago +2

    Ad look like a gargoyle crossed with joker in this thumbnail

  • Jan Hasenfuss
    Jan Hasenfuss Month ago +1

  • Tramaine Terrance
    Tramaine Terrance Month ago +1

    Hello, Humans.
    Lex: (to Clark): There's nothing wrong with a good fight. Just remember, the man of tomorrow is forged by his battles today.
    ~Smallville TV Show

  • King Ezper Comics
    King Ezper Comics Month ago +1

    Hmm I think the Pelicans should Trade AD to the Knicks. Get back RJ Barret, Knox, Deandre Jordan, Dennis Smith JR and draft picks. Then Trade off Knox, Holiday, Randle, Okafor and maybe even D.Smith jr. to get an athletic backcourt and depth to surround the play of your Explosive front court with Zion, Barret and D. Jordan. Then you can at least get a SG and have D.Smith Jr. at PG. The lakers assets don't look good. Blood clot Ingram, injury prone Ball and his father drama, the only thing you are getting with the lakers is the 4th pick and Kuzma and some depth. The Celtics have the potential at a nice package if they manage to resign Kyrie. Otherwise, Celtics need to build around Tatum and not gamble on a 1yr contract.

  • Jrue Holiday
    Jrue Holiday Month ago +1

    Stephen A Smith, I don’t want your opinion on any pelicans news. Your salty as fuck 🧂

  • It’s me Juntao
    It’s me Juntao Month ago +1

    Stephen A works 23 hours a day 6.5 days a week

  • It’s me Juntao
    It’s me Juntao Month ago +1

    Steven A has no home life

  • It’s me Juntao
    It’s me Juntao Month ago +1

    Anthony Davis to warriors .

  • ABearsNerdCave
    ABearsNerdCave Month ago +1

    ESPN will have a meltdown if AD decideds to stay

    • sonnyjason2
      sonnyjason2 23 days ago

      ABearsNerdCave why the fuck would he stay tho

  • Sean Miles
    Sean Miles Month ago +1

    Why are so many people concerned with Steven A workload? Y'all more concerned with his hours and workload, probably more than he is.
    No one is commenting about AD or the related topics, only about Steven A hours.

  • Erwin Johnson
    Erwin Johnson Month ago +1

    You can't make someone stay where they are not happy ,he doesn't wanna be in New Orleans for no amount of money ,let this man be happy life is short !!

  • Rich Mack
    Rich Mack Month ago +1

  • Rich Mack
    Rich Mack Month ago

    Bruh bruh it’s 2019 20th Century CUT THAT DAME unibrow please it gotta go bruh that shit nasty 💯🤦🏾‍♂️💪🏿🤢🤮🤑

  • June BUGG
    June BUGG Month ago

    SAS is the new SS... Sean Salsbury

  • Nova Clark
    Nova Clark Month ago +1

    You can actually see this man SAS losing hair. ESPN squeezing him for everything his got damn

    • curteyethecat700
      curteyethecat700 Month ago

      Nova Clark Why would anyone feel bad for SAS these days! Getting paid 10 million a year after all the ESPN layoffs!

  • don brassco
    don brassco Month ago +1

    N.Oo not trading him

  • DuoX
    DuoX Month ago

    Angry black man rants about how entitled black man thinks hes above the city of New Orleans and why thats fine.

    HUB GOBLIN Month ago

    Him and kyrie should go to the knicks

  • getsugosharingan
    getsugosharingan Month ago

    The knicks will trade the third pick, Kevin Knox and de Andre Jordan for ad

  • tymd130
    tymd130 Month ago

    the craziest thing is that if LA got the third pick, NOLA could have Zion and RJ and you just can't buy that kind of chemistry. Imagine the two best Duke players and replacing everyone else with NBA caliber players, like that's a legit team. Jrue, Randle, Okafor, and the MANY talents from the Davis trade?? That's a SQUAD.

  • dablkman 2020
    dablkman 2020 Month ago

    Just because you scream and holla doesn't make you right.,. and Duke players are overrated

  • Cro Magnon
    Cro Magnon Month ago

    Hi we are the pussies I mean pelicans we play basketball and eat fish whole, come and see us play and you will say "get a real mascot"

  • Jeff Brigman
    Jeff Brigman Month ago

    For God so loved the World that he gave his only begotten son that who ever believes in him will not perish but have everlasting life for God did not send his son into the world to condemn it but that the world through him can be saved Jesus said I am the way the truth and the life no one comes to the Father but by me 👣❤️📖📖📖

  • BRackz 61V
    BRackz 61V Month ago +2

    Y’all gon kill SAS working all them hours. Give this man a vacation AND a well deserved paycheck 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Jeffrey Youngblood
    Jeffrey Youngblood Month ago

    And pelicans can't be convinced to trade him to the Lakers. Sorry LeBron.

  • Alexius Λ
    Alexius Λ Month ago

    if im Pelicans Id sent him to the Raptors

    • Ovais A
      Ovais A Month ago +1

      We'll give em Lowry

  • James George
    James George Month ago

    No way for AD to start again with a rookie..he has to go to LA and build a winning team with Lebron..let Zion, Ingram, Kuzma, Ball play together and grow with the Pelicans

  • Yumi Tokushige
    Yumi Tokushige Month ago

    AD is not super popular, is he?

  • gutenbird
    gutenbird Month ago

    Get rid of AD. It's not like the Pelicans mistreated him. They gave him a big contract a few years ago. They attempted to build a team around him. Things didn't work out with the Boogie Injury. I get it if he wants to go to a better situation but the guy's just turned into another egomaniac.

  • Tony Wellington
    Tony Wellington Month ago +1

    that THIN BEARDED JEW is one annoying MOTHERFUCKER

  • allen paul
    allen paul Month ago

    Trade the no 1 pick to the Lakers for LeBron james

  • Marco Deo
    Marco Deo Month ago

    Steven A predicted 95% Kyrie and KD to the Knicks. Wrong nobody want to play for a perennial loser.

  • Bo Mcgee
    Bo Mcgee Month ago

    AD demand the tread to the Lakers OR you will sit out a year and the Pelicans looooos out big time.

  • Squidward The Last Waterbender

    AD to Portland would be 👌

  • 1523sta
    1523sta Month ago

    Mr. Anthony Davis, could you please go to the Charlotte Hornets, together with Kemba Walker you will get to the Eastern Conference Finals if not the finals, guaranteed.

    • roodboy606
      roodboy606 Month ago

      1523sta Kemba will be gone by then.

  • Njabulo Khulu
    Njabulo Khulu Month ago

    Knicks need to use Kevin Knox, Dennis Smith, Mitchell Robinson And RJ Barret (#3Pick) for A.D itll help Zion settle better in New Orleans

  • misoimpressive
    misoimpressive Month ago

    Stephen "when you look at that perspective" Smith