1. What Has to Happen for Anthony Davis to Win Ahead-of-Schedule MVP?

    The laws of physics don't apply to Anthony Davis. So why should we expect conventional rules governing space and time to determine when he wins his first MVP award? Think about ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 4,146 reads 32 comments

  2. Why Jrue Holiday-Anthony Davis Could Be NBA's Next Big 1-2 Punch

    The New Orleans Pelicans have a blossoming two-way force on their hands. A couple of them, actually. Point guard Jrue Holiday and versatile big man Anthony Davis have ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 6,187 reads 26 comments

  3. Anthony Davis Under Tremendous Pressure to Make 2014-15 NBA Playoffs

    Anthony Davis' climb through the NBA superstar ranks has been quick and unparalleled, its rapidity historic enough to demand he power the New Orleans Pelicans toward postseason prominence sooner rather than later...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 13,657 reads 57 comments

  4. Kenneth Faried's and Anthony Davis' Motors Are Redefining Team USA

    With a little help from big men Anthony Davis and Kenneth Faried , the United States looks to have forgotten it's playing without a handful of the NBA's top superstars, including 2014 MVP Kevin Durant and runners-up LeBron James and Blake Griffin..

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 4 months ago 15,430 reads 32 comments

  5. Anthony Davis Is the New Leader Team USA Needs

    Stephen Curry was joking when he lavished praise on Anthony Davis, barely holding back a smirk as he sensed his Team USA compatriot looming behind him. But many a truth is told in jest...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 24,463 reads 44 comments

  6. Anthony Davis Is the Future of NBA Pick-and-Roll Defense

    At only 21 years old, New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis is already one of the top players in the NBA and Team USA's most important player at the FIBA World Cup...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 4 months ago 4,488 reads 7 comments

  7. Who Will Step Up as Anthony Davis' Wingman Next Year for New Orleans Pelicans?

    Burgeoning New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis is ready for everything. Ready to be the NBA 's "next in line," as he was christened by reigning MVP Kevin Durant in the media ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 months ago 5,559 reads 26 comments

  8. Anthony Davis Will Be Team USA's Backbone at 2014 FIBA World Cup

    Many 21-year-olds are figuring out how to pass one of their final college courses, working to escape their parents' basement or starting to make a living while striking out on their own...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 10,843 reads 10 comments

  9. 5 Young NBA Stars Who Could Fill Paul George's Void Next Season

    Paul George 's brief stint with Team USA was cut short long before he could contribute to the club's FIBA World Cup competition in Spain. Even more tragically, he'll likely miss the NBA season ahead...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 4 months ago 43,318 reads 145 comments

  10. Why Anthony Davis Will Prove He's Worth the Massive Hype at Age 21

    Have you heard of Anthony Davis? If you've paid even the slightest amount of attention to the NBA world over the last year, you probably have. The 21-year-old star for the New Orleans Pelicans has already lived up to being the No...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 11,796 reads 39 comments

  11. Anthony Davis' Showing Against Brazil Is Preview of What's to Come in 2014-15

    Imagine how good Anthony Davis will be when the games actually matter. The New Orleans Pelicans star was the player of the game in Team USA's 95-78 win over Brazil on Saturday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 22,755 reads 52 comments

  12. How Far Can Pure Talent Take Team USA in FIBA World Cup of Basketball?

    CHICAGO — Team USA ran faster, jumped higher and dunked harder than Brazil in its 95-78 blowout victory Saturday night. Superior athleticism was more than enough to overcome some sloppy offensive execution and issues scoring in the half court...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 4 months ago 97,025 reads 207 comments

  13. Anthony Davis Fills Alpha Dog Void in Team USA's First FIBA Tune-Up vs. Brazil

    CHICAGO — The night started as Derrick Rose ’s homecoming. It quickly turned into Anthony Davis’ coming-out party...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 4 months ago 82,545 reads 202 comments

  14. USA vs. Brazil: Score and Twitter Reaction for World Cup 2014 Exhibition

    Despite some inconsistent play, the United States earned a 95-78 win over Brazil on Saturday night in Chicago. The exhibition was the team's second stop on its tour before the 2014 FIBA World Cup begins later in the month...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 173,713 reads 277 comments

  15. How Soon Will Anthony Davis Be Ready to Contend for NBA MVP?

    New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis will be a contender for the NBA MVP in the next few years. The 2012 No. 1 overall pick has become a rising star early in his career...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 4 months ago 43,385 reads 145 comments

  16. Why Anthony Davis Will Make New Orleans Pelicans the Surprise Team of 2014-15

    Anthony Davis will put the New Orleans Pelicans on the map in 2014-15, but he won't have to do it alone. That's not an attempt to understate AD's potential greatness...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 5,343 reads 21 comments

  17. Next Steps for Anthony Davis to Have Full-Fledged Breakout Season

    Anthony Davis just wrapped up the third-most productive season in NBA history by a player 20 years old or younger, according to Win Shares ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 4 months ago 26,519 reads 80 comments

  18. 2014 FIBA World Cup Will Be Anthony Davis' International Coming-out Party

    If you’ ve happened upon practice footage from Team USA’s pre -FIBA Basketball World Cup training camp, chances are your eyes beheld a truly traumatizing ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 5 months ago 1,939 reads 7 comments

  19. Kevin Durant Says Anthony Davis Is 'Next in Line'

    It’s no secret the sports brain is hardwired for hierarchy—to understand how and why specific players and teams rank above or below their peers. Heck, the debate is what makes it so fun...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 5 months ago 66,327 reads 266 comments

  20. 5 NBA Players Who Will Benefit Most from Team USA Experience

    The chance to play against the world's best players and team up with some of the biggest stars of the NBA can do wonders for both up-and-coming talents and established veterans who need a spark...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 77,680 reads 262 comments

  21. How Anthony Davis Can Jump into NBA MVP Conversation Next Season

    Anthony Davis isn't just the future of the NBA ; he's the present as well. Even though the 21-year-old big man has just two years of experience at the professional level, he's already blossomed into one of the league's 10 best players...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 9,958 reads 61 comments

  22. Early Predictions for New Orleans Pelicans' Starting Lineup Next Season

    After a 2013-14 season that was decimated by injuries, the New Orleans Pelicans head into this year with high hopes and one of the brightest young stars in the game in Anthony Davis...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 10,959 reads 44 comments

  23. Why Anthony Davis Is the Perfect Power Forward for the Modern-Day NBA

    Think of all the power forwards in the league. It's an eclectic bunch. A lot of different skill sets and sizes, superstars and specialists alike. It's one of the league's deepest positions, trailing only point guard...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 28,051 reads 106 comments

  24. Why the New Orleans Pelicans Could Be Next Season's Phoenix Suns

    Picked by myriad pundits to finish at the bottom of the NBA standings one year ago, the Phoenix Suns instead authored one of the more pleasantly surprising seasons in recent memory, ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 5 months ago 11,208 reads 74 comments

  25. Is New Orleans Pelicans Frontcourt Now Among NBA's Elite After Omer Asik Trade?

    After finishing the 2013-14 campaign with a 34-48 record, the New Orleans Pelicans are wasting no time trying to turn this roster into a playoff participant. It won't be easy in the Western Conference, but the latest move is certainly a start...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 6 months ago 17,276 reads 97 comments