Anthony Davis was asked about his future with the New Orleans Pelicans by kids at a basketball camp this week.
"I get asked all types of random stuff," he said with smile. "The craziest (question) was if I was going to Boston."
Davis referenced the question as a joke but he also acknowledged the trade rumors this offseason were difficult to ignore.
Davis said that he spoke with his agent, Thaddeus Foucher, and Pelicans general manager Dell Demps about the rumors earlier in the offseason and he was assured he wouldn't be traded.
"I understand it's a business, but if I don't hear anything from Dell or my agent, I don't pay attention to it," said Davis.
"Once I first heard (the rumors), then I heard it again, then I heard it again, I just wanted to make sure. I found out it wasn't (true), and that was the beginning of the summer, so I haven't paid attention to it since."
Davis made it clear he remains happy with the Pelicans.
"I am happy here as a Pelican," he said. "I am happy here."
The Pelicans have missed the playoffs in each of the past two seasons.
"I don't really care what anybody says. We know what we're doing," Davis said. "Especially having an entire training camp with me, DeMarcus and Jrue (Holiday) and (Rajon) Rondo...We feel like we have a shot against anybody, that's our mindset coming in. We're not worrying about all the white noise and what other people are saying."