Terrence Jones

Pelicans' Davis relishing chance to play All-Star host

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis is tiring of the narrative that his pro basketball career would be better served if he played somewhere other than New Orleans.

During All-Star weekend, the face of the Pelicans franchise will have a chance to exhibit why building a winner in the Big Easy matters to him. And if his enthusiasm for his adopted hometown proves contagious among some of the elite talent gathering in the NBA's Gulf South outpost, all the better for the "Brow."

"I was definitely excited for (the All-Star weekend) 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...

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