Pro Basketball Talk - “I was definitely excited for All-Star to come to New Orleans again; New Orleans is a fun place,” said Davis, who was a second-year pro and first-time All-Star when the NBA’s annual marquee event last came to the city in 2014. “It will be a good chance for other players to experience our city, the culture in New Orleans with Mardi Gras and all, and see why we feel New Orleans is one the best places to play basketball as far as the fan base that we have and the culture of the city and everything like that.”

Anthony Davis is trying to use All Star Weekend to recruit players to New Orleans, and Steve Gorman thinks that is a brilliant idea. Davis is under contract for the better part of the next decade, surrounded by absolutely zero skilled players, with no hope in sight, so why not do all you can to get guys in.

Jeffrey Gorman says that the Pelicans are two superstars, a bench, and a coach away from competing in the Western Conference. So maybe all hope isn't lost? Davis needs to get to work if that's going to happen anytime soon. Listen below.

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