New Orleans Pelicans franchise player Anthony Davis is excited about his team’s chances in the upcoming 2015-2016 NBA Season naming two factors, health and coaching, as something to look forward to for the year when they can become a “great team”.

Davis, who is coming off his best season yet as an NBA player, signed a long-term contract extension during the 2015 offseason and will become the highest paid player after his previous deal expires this year

"I feel great. Great coach coming in with new schemes. Everybody's coming back healthy. I think we can definitely be a great team in this league," the 22-year-old Davis said via CBS Sports. "It's all about what we do out there on the floor."

Davis, who averaged 24.4 points, 10.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.5 steals and 2.9 blocked shots per game last year, is hopeful that teammates like Jrue Holiday, Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon will be healthier this season than last year. Holiday, Anderson and Gordon missed a combined 84 games in the regular season.

The biggest change with the Pelicans will be in the coaching department signing Alvin Gentry as head coach. Gentry was previously an assistant with the champion squad Golden State Warriors. The new coach is expected to maximise Davis' talent and apply a fast-paced offence similar to his time with the Warriors.

Davis, who will be entering his fourth year in the league, led the Pelicans to their first postseason appearance since 2011 last season. The eventual champions Warriors swept Davis’ Pelicans in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

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