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“Davis, on the wrong end of an accidental elbow from teammate Austin Rivers in Friday's night's game, was looking forward to playing in his hometown. He attended Perspectives Charter High School before going to the University of Kentucky and winning a national title last season. "It's a man's game," Williams said. "They're treating these guys like they're 5 years old. He desperately wanted to come, but he couldn't make it." Williams believes the players who suffer the concussions should have more of a say in whether they play or not. Williams acknowledged that he suffered several concussions in his career but wasn't bound to the restrictions that players face today, including not being able to fly with concussion symptoms. "I'm not saying I don't like (the policy)," Williams said. "We've got to protect the players, but I think the players should have more say so in how they feel. I'm sure I had four or five concussions when I played, and it didn't bother me. The NBA is doing what's necessary to protect the players, but this is not the NFL. You don't get hit in the head that much. I understand it. But as a coach, I'm a baby about it. I want my guys ready to play. That's basically the bottom line; I'm just a baby."
When you're dealing with the brain, I guess what's happening in football has impacted everybody. He got touched up a little bit last night. That happens a lot in basketball. It's just that now they treat everybody like they have white gloves and pink drawers and it's getting old. It's just the way the league is now."” -- Hornets coach Monty Williams