(AP) - The Golden State Warriors did a lot right in their playoff-opening win, but they also found out that Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans won't be easy to put away.
Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Monday night in Oakland, where the top-seeded Warriors have won 19 straight and 40 of 42 this season. If the Pelicans have any hope to win a game, let alone the series...
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A half-dozen students stood outside War Memorial Gymnasium at the University of San Francisco on Sunday morning, gazing through the glass doors to sneak a peak of a 6-foot-10 power forward who has become one of basketball's biggest attractions.
It was only fitting that Anthony Davis received that kind of attention here and now.
This is the same place where another...
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We all wanted it and we got it. Anthony Davis made his playoff debut against the Golden State Warriors and he didn’t disappoint. While he got off to a slow start, he finished with 35 points. Davis scored 20 of those 35 points in his fourth quarter.
Highlights of his playoff debut are below in this video:
And Davis nearly brought the Pelicans to a win from 25 down. He may have...
New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis scored 20 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter of Saturday's Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series against Golden State, highlighted by this one-handed alley-oop slam dunk where he displays his incredible vertical leap. Davis led a furious Pelicans comeback, as they rallied to within four points of the Warriors after being...
The Pelicans are trying to make a comeback and Anthony Davis is trying to reach out to the skies for that.
Look at him stretch out for the one-handed alley-oop.
This is why we love Anthony Davis.
Anthony Davis pic from Getty Images. Vine by SB Nation.
The Pelicans clinched the 8th spot in the West postseason by beating the defending champs Spurs last night in New Orleans.
With the win, the Pelicans make it into the playoffs for the first time and will draw the top seed in the West – the Warriors.
After the huge win, the Pelicans celebrated in the locker room where Anthony Davis busted out some dance moves, while the Pelicans...
The New Orleans Pelicans did it. They managed to navigate the brutal Western Conference and earn the eight seed. While that likely means they will just be the first team to lose to Golden State in the playoffs, it is still an accomplishment for a team who is probably a bit ahead of schedule. Not to mention a fan base can’t help but be excited that they get to participate in offseason...
One of the first particularly memorable moments of a fascinating NBA regular season occurred on Nov. 8, when I was covering college football for Bloguin’s college sports site, The Student Section.
The New Orleans Pelicans traveled to San Antonio to take on the newly-crowned NBA champions. The business of the regular season had begun, but Spurs fans were still reveling in the...
Who will win the battle of attrition for a chance to take the eighth seed in the Western Conference Playoffs? The final four-game stretch begins tonight.
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Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans were offended by some comments they heard the Warriors made about Tuesday night’s game, and they came out to prove a point. Word spread that Golden State, which has a huge lead in the Western Conference, was viewing their game with New Orleans as a “scrimmage.” Fyi, my...Read More