Anthony Davis Ruled Out For The Season, Potentially Costing Him $24 Million

New Orleans Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis is out for the season, and it could cost him big bucks.

Anthony Davis

New Orleans Hornets star Anthony Davis has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2015-2016 season. Recurring knee and shoulder injuries prompted Hornets head coach Alvin Gentry to decide his All-Star forward/center should recover and rehabilitate himself.

Via ESPN's Justin Verrier,

The decision could potentially cost Davis $24 million. After signing his five-year max contract extension last July, he is governed by the Derrick Rose rule, which promises a higher percentage of the salary cap and higher annual raises to players who either win the MVP award, get voted an All-Star starter twice, or make two All-NBA teams. Last season, Davis was voted a starter in the 2015 All-Star Game, and made the All-NBA First Team.


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