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FIBA World Cup Studs From Day 4 Omer Asik And Anthony Davis

Tuesday’s action at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain continues to provide a platform for NBA and international players to strut their stuff and a pair of Pelicans stood out. Omer Asik had a massive game but failed to propel Turkey to the win. Anthony Davis had another big outing for the unbeaten USA.
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WATCH: Anthony Davis throws down sick one-handed alley-oop

During USA Basketball’s beat down of Turkey at the 2014 FIBA World Championship, Anthony Davis threw down a sweet one-handed alley-oop jam courtesy of Klay Thompson, who found him while he was cutting. Coach K’s squad didn’t quite score 100 points, but they did win 98-77 after surprisingly trailing by 5 at the half. [@cjzero] The post Anthony Davis Throws Down Ridiculous...
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Anthony Davis with a sick-one-handed slam (video); Shades of Final Four vs. Louisville

Team USA got off to a slow start vs. Turkey in their Sunday World Cup matchup. The US fell behind early and went into halftime trailing by five, but were able to take command of the game in the second half. The final dagger that sparked the UK was this one-handed slam by New Orleans Pelicans […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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Run And Gun Time For The Pelicans

When you boast an athletic young core with the likes of Anthony Davis as one of your big men, one would assume that you would at least be in the top 10 when it comes to pace of play. In the curious case of the Pelicans, they ranked 22nd last season out of 30 teams. There […] Run And Gun Time For The Pelicans - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis, Opinion and Stats All About The NBA
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Davis embracing Team USA leadership role

Anthony Davis is eager, not to mention proud, to accept the physical risks that go with playing without pay for Team USA. With the FIBA World Cup approaching this weekend, Davis said playing for his country does more than make him a better player. It's also a way to spend his offseason doing what he loves while showing his appreciation for others who've made greater sacrifices...
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New Orleans Pelicans: 5 Bold Predictions for 2014-15

The New Orleans Pelicans are going to be a very intriguing team to keep an eye on this season, and definitely have the talent and potential to make the playoffs if they stay healthy. Anthony Davis will be leading the way once again for them, and he is likely going to be a much improved […] New Orleans Pelicans: 5 Bold Predictions for 2014-15 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Nene compares Anthony Davis to Dhalsim from Street Fighter

Washington Wizards forward Nene plays against New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis twice a year. So you would think that Nene would know how to play against Davis right? Well Davis and his US teammates faced Brazil’s National Team last Saturday and Nene watched Davis show why he is one of the premier young players in the league. After the game, Nene spoke to the media and...
Via No Guts, No Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis dives into stands during USA-Brazil exhibition game

At the start of the fourth quarter of tonight’s USA-Brazil exhibition game, New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis showed off his athleticism in the period. After trying to chase down a loose ball, Davis found himself diving into the stands at the United Center and leaping past the front row: That was pretty incredible, Anthony! *** Davis leaps into stands during USA-Brazil...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis says the Pelicans are going to the playoffs

At a public appearance in his hometown of Chicago, NBA superstar Anthony Davis said his New Orleans Pelicans are going to the playoffs this season. He proclaimed it, and making a statement that displays confidence and leadership. Davis also took ownership, adding that is was “on us” (meaning the Pelicans obviously) to get it done. He’s in town with Team USA basketball, and...
Via The Sports Bank
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis wears interesting attire for Boost Mobile commercial

We all know that one of the spoils of being an NBA player is the fact that you get to appear in commercials and recently, New Orleans Pelicans Anthony Davis got dressed up for a commercial. Apparently, Davis is filming a spot for Boost Mobile and a photo of him dressed up in some 18th Century-Spanish garb is floating around the web. Check out the photo in the below tweet from TheSportsJunky1...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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