Posted November 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
Anthony Davis fit right in. Tim Duncan and the wily San Antonio Spurs were celebrating at the end. Duncan scored 24 points, Tony Parker hit a huge 3-pointer, and the Spurs opened the season with a 99-95 victory over the New Orleans Hornets in Davis' pro debut Wednesday night. The top draft pick did his part. Davis scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds, a promising start for the player who spent only one season at Kentucky, leading the Wildcats to the national title and earning player of the year honors, But the Hornets are still rebuilding. The Spurs have their sights on making another run at a title with their aging roster. After Davis made two free throws with 1:08 remaining to give New Orleans its final lead, 95-94, the Spurs closed strong. San Antonio worked the ball with a series of quick passes until Parker broke free by the top of the arc. He connected with 49.6 seconds left, giving him 23 points and putting his team ahead to stay. Greivis Vasquez missed an op...
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