Found October 31, 2013 on Thacover2:
Anthony Davis is headed for breakout second season in the NBA, and he got off to a powerful start when he threw down this monster alley-oop against the Pacers. The New Orleans Pelicans played the Indiana Pacers tough on Wednesday night, but eventually lost. H/T Next Impulse Sports  
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