Anthony Davis Actively Recruited Julius Randle to Join Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS, LA - MARCH 22:  Julius Randle #30 of the Los Angeles Lakers and Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans are seen during the game on March 22, 2018 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Anthony Davis played a significant role in the New Orleans Pelicans‘ signing of forward Julius Randle in free agency.

According to Jim Eichenhofer of, Randle said he reached out to Davis to gather information about the organization while weighing his free-agent decision.

Randle added that Davis called him three times after the initial conversation to “try to cement Randle’s decision” to join the Pels.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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via Bleacher Report – NBA

July 13, 2018 at 09:33AM


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