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Anthony Davis Rivista Ufficiale NBA Cover Art

Designer Davide Barco was commissioned to design a cover for Rivista Ufficiale NBA, featuring New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis. Combining an action shot of Davis with his unique illustration style, he was able to emphasize the dynamism of The Brow. The post Anthony Davis Rivista Ufficiale NBA Cover Art appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ow Now Brow WOW!

So injury-prone guys certainly get a stigmata.  Wait, I mean stigma.  Well, if you got a stigmata, it certainly would make you injured! But I've been as guilty as anyone of really depressing Anthony Davis' value due to his injury issues yet again this year.  Boy needs to put some meat on dem bones!  Brow tried to lead the Pels to a win last night, going 39/11/0/1/1 on 16-25...
Via Razzball Basketball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Basketball Strategy: February 4, 2016

We’re trading big slates for small slates every night now that the NBA is planning around Super Bowl Sunday and heading into the All-Star break, meaning there are just four games Thursday after a jam-packed 11-gamer Wednesday. Let’s take a look at what Vegas thinks about the slate before getting into the top plays for action on FantasyDraft.com. Vegas lines and totals New York...
Via The Fantasy Fix
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Financial Hindsight with the Draft Classes of 2010-12

It’s hard to predict the future of the league. Think back to June of 2014, less than two years ago. The Cleveland Cavaliers were rebuilding with Andrew Wiggins; the Golden State Warriors had been on vacation since being dismissed from the first round; and the elder San Antonio Spurs were deliberating whether or not to retire from on top of the basketball universe. A time traveler...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike unveils 'sports royalty' pack for NBA All-Star Weekend

With the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend approaching, Nike has unveiled its annual “All-Star” pack for the festivities. The pack features three signature models: the KD8, LeBron 13 and Kobe 11s, respectively. In addition to those, Nike added two player-exclusive models for both Anthony Davis and Paul George. While Nike might’ve hit its peak with this pack during the 2012 All-Star...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Suffers 2nd Concussion In Three Years

Anthony Davis suffered his second concussion in just over three years on Monday. Davis received an inadvertent elbow from Tyreke Evans. Davis experienced a similar situation in November 2012, when he got hit by former teammate Austin Rivers' elbow on a defensive play in the lane. The Pelicans did not practice on Tuesday, but before Davis can be cleared to return, he will have...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

This Weird Contract Stipulation Could Cost Anthony Davis $23 Million

Anthony Davis is having another dynamite season, averaging 23.4 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game. It wasn't long ago that basketball fans were hyping Davis as the next big NBA superstar. But those same fans aren't showing the Brow much love this season. In the NBA Western Conference frontcourt All-Star voting, Davis finished ninth, behind players like Zaza Pachulia...
Via Stack
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Anthony Davis be on the verge of losing $23 million?

On Thursday night, the Inside the NBA crew the starters for this year’s All-Star game. New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis was not named a starter and there is a chance that he might not make it at all. But due to a crazy rule in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Davis has much more to worry about other than not making the all-star team. According to Scott Davis of Business...
Via No Guts, No Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The World Of Possibilities Of Karl-Anthony Towns

Maybe the craziest part about Karl-Anthony Towns' rookie season is that he's posting significantly better individual numbers than he did when he was a freshman at Kentucky. A year after averaging 10.3 points and 6.7 rebounds a game on 56.6% shooting at the NCAA level, Towns is averaging 15.9 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.7 steals and 1.8 blocks a game on 52.3% shooting for...
Via RealGM - NBA
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Anthony Davis drop 32 points in win over Pistons

The Pelicans got a much-needed win over the Pistons on Thursday, and as is usually the case in a New Orleans victory, a big game from Anthony Davis was part of the reason why. Davis finished with 32 points on 13-of-23 shooting to go along with seven rebounds and two blocked shots. And, he even went 1-of-2 from three-point distance.Check out highlights of Davis' monster night by...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns seizes the ball (and future?) from Anthony Davis

So, in this case "the future" is just a ball. But man, it's a pretty darn important one.Anthony Davis is supposed to be the NBA's next great top two or three player, but another one-and-done from the same school as his has been making a case for that standing of late. Karl-Anthony Towns isn't nearly as good as Davis right now, but it's tough to argue that anyone else (including the...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis soars for putback slam dunk against Timberwolves

As you probably know already, New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis is one of the elite forwards in association and tonight, he showed off his aerial abilities. With time running down in the first quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ryan Anderson missed a three-pointer but Davis was able to rise up for the monster putback slam: Anthony Davis can fly, everybody! *** Davis...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Game Winning Alley-Oop Dunk

Anthony Davis closes out the game in style with a monster alley-oop dunk, off a perfect lob from Jrue Holiday to propel the Pelicans to victory over the Hornets, with just two seconds left in the game. Davis finished the night with 22 points and five rebounds. The post Anthony Davis Game Winning Alley-Oop Dunk appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis slams home alley-oop to defeat Hornets

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis provided the game-winner in Friday night’s game against the Charlotte Hornets, and he did so in style. On what was the team’s final possession in the game, and the score tied at 107-107, Davis was destined to make sure there’d be no overtime. Point guard Jrue Holiday threw a great lob to Davis, and he slammed it home with just two...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Burning Fantasy Basketball Questions (Jan. 13)

Every week, D.J. Foster will tackle three burning questions in the Fantasy Basketball world. Topics for today: Anthony Davis's shaky future, a player to target in trades, and the best team to stream against. 1. Is Anthony Davis no longer the consensus first option in keeper leagues?Coming into this season, New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis was regarded as an MVP favorite and...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA Players Who Are Outplaying Their Contracts, Part 2

For many fans, talks about the salary cap, free agency, and contracts are just as common as conversations about the games themselves. Oftentimes, though, it can be a difficult task to subjectively decipher exactly which players are on optimal contracts, compared to those on poor ones.The goal of this piece is to shine a light on exactly which players are most outperforming the...
Via The Sports Quotient
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis day-to-day, X-rays negative after leaving with back injury

Anthony Davis left in the first quarter of the Pelicans' loss to the Pacers on Friday, and did not return after diving into the stands to try to save a loose ball.It looked like a rough fall at the time, but reporters were told afterward that X-rays were negative, and that Davis would be listed as day-to-day."I don't know anything yet,'' Gentry said afterward, via NOLA.com. ''He...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Norris Cole: Gentry's criticism of Davis built credibility as a coach

Alvin Gentry called out Anthony Davis for coasting during a recent win over the Mavericks, and it may turn out to be one of his better coaching decisions during his first season with the Pelicans. Davis responded by finishing with 31 points and 14 rebounds, and handled the criticism well, later admitting after he saw the game film that his head coach was right.It was also a boost...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Gentry called out Anthony Davis for 'coasting' in win over Mavericks

Anthony Davis finished with 31 points and 14 rebounds in the Pelicans' win over the Mavericks, and even began the game hitting four of his first seven shots and grabbing five rebounds in the first quarter alone.But head coach Alvin Gentry believed Davis could have given even more, and didn't hesitate to call his best player out."I thought he was coasting a little bit," Gentry said...
Via Fox Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: ‘We just don’t play hard all the time’

The New Orleans Pelicans had high expectations entering the 2015-16 season, but injuries and now effort have kept the team near the bottom of the standings. Following a 104-89 loss to the Orlando Magic, Andrew Lopez of the Times-Picayune notes star forward Anthony Davis said the Pelicans don’t play hard on a consistent basis. “We just don’t play hard all the time. That...
Via Sportsnaut
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: We're Starting To Have Better Understanding

The New Orleans Pelicans have won three of four games as they're starting to figure out Alvin Gentry's system. Anthony Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots in their win over the Rockets. "We're just trusting each other, helping each other, talking to each other," Davis said. "We're starting to have a better understanding of our defense, our assignments our schemes...
Via RealGM
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans excited to play on Christmas Day

For the first time since becoming the New Orleans Pelicans, rising star Anthony Davis and his team will be playing on Christmas day. The Pelicans will take on the Heat in Miami, and the honor of playing on Christmas day is not lost on Peilicans' players.''This is my first time and I think it's pretty cool,'' said point guard Jrue Holiday after Wednesday night's 115-89 victory against...
Via Yardbarker
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

For Davis and many more, their NBA Christmas debut awaits

MIAMI (AP) Jrue Holiday grew up watching Christmas Day games, with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers almost being an annual fixture in the NBA's holiday lineup. He's never gotten to play on the holiday. That is, until now. He's not alone. Several players will make their debut under the Christmas lights, including New Orleans star Anthony Davis - the reason why the Pelicans are...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Anthony Davis throws it down with two hands over Pau Gasol

Most of the time when a player gets dunked on, it's because he's trying to take a charge or he's late coming over to help on a defensive rotation.That wasn't the case with Pau Gasol on Saturday, who was positioned in front of the rim along the baseline with seemingly plenty of time to prevent Anthony Davis from throwing it down. But Davis went up as if Gasol wasn't even there, and...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Envy: What Pelicans fans said, 12/7

Summary:After losing a hard-fought game against the San Antonio Spurs this past Saturday, the Celtics came out and handled their business against Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night. The C's took advantage of the Pelicans' lack-luster defense and came away with an 111-93 victory. As you would imagine, New Orleans fans were not too thrilled with their team's...
Via Celtics Life
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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