1. Biggest Early Surprises of the 2014-15 NBA Season

    The NBA typically does not keep many tricks up its sleeves. The league constantly evolves and improves, but it doesn't do a lot of surprising...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 8 months ago 59,627 reads 129 comments

  2. LeBron James-Anthony Davis Pressure Gap on Display and Monday's NBA Takeaways

    It was only a matter of time before LeBron James stabilized the Cleveland Cavaliers offense with a statistical outburst, and that's exactly what happened Monday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 67,346 reads 108 comments

  3. Jrue Holiday Must Return to All-Star Level for New Orleans Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans desperately need Jrue Holiday —the old Jrue Holiday, that is. You remember him, don’t you? The All-Star. The versatile floor general of a playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers team...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 2,806 reads 12 comments

  4. When Will Anthony Davis Legitimately Enter the NBA MVP Debate?

    It's not Anthony Davis' fault that, despite statistical dominance and highlights aplenty, an Most Valuable Player award still feels like it's a million miles away for him. It's ours...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 months ago 22,199 reads 94 comments

  5. New Orleans Pelicans Making Convincing Strides with Big Test Ahead

    The New Orleans Pelicans (3-2) are fighting an uphill battle to validate their status as playoff contenders in the Western Conference, but they took a step in the right direction with a 100-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs (2-3) on Saturday night..

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 2,312 reads 7 comments

  6. Pelicans' Anthony Davis Throws Down 1-Handed Putback Dunk vs. Grizzlies

    New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis is emerging as possibly the best power forward in the NBA , and plays like this are proving just how dominant he can be...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 8 months ago 19,527 reads 14 comments

  7. Pelicans' Davis and Asik Team Up for Rare Statistical Feat

    New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis and center Omer Asik accomplished a rare feat in Tuesday's 101-84 season-opening win over the Orlando Magic. According to NBA...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 5,184 reads 7 comments

  8. Pressure Is on New Orleans Pelicans to Make the Leap Alongside Anthony Davis

    Anthony Davis is already a star. The next step is putting that stardom to use. Davis graced the surface of greatness last year, his second NBA season, averaging 20.8 points , 10...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 8 months ago 6,503 reads 8 comments

  9. Only Superstar Like Anthony Davis Can Overcome Pelicans' Huge Hurdles

    Anthony Davis can save the New Orleans Pelicans . Cautious optimism as it pertains to him is kaput. Gone are the maybes and the conditional enthusiasm. After the 2013-14 campaign and the summer that followed, there is no overhyping him...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 1,526 reads 5 comments

  10. Anthony Davis En Route to Cementing Elite Status After Monster 2014-15 NBA Debut

    New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis is just 21 years old, yet he may already be on the way to becoming one of the NBA 's greatest players this season...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 1,275 reads 2 comments

  11. New Orleans Pelicans 2014-15 Season Preview: Roster Check, Record Prediction

    It's a fun time to be a New Orleans Pelicans fan. Not only did Anthony Davis spend his summer tearing through international competition, but New Orleans also made one of the year's bigger acquisitions when it traded for Omer Asik ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 3,707 reads 11 comments

  12. Anthony Davis Injury: Updates on Pelicans Star's Wrist and Return

    The New Orleans Pelicans have a big problem to deal with, literally and figuratively. Star center Anthony Davis left the team's 88-84 preseason win over the Washington Wizards on Monday due to a sprained wrist...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 4,770 reads 13 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 4,170 reads 32 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 6,271 reads 26 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 13,692 reads 57 comments

  16. 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 10 months ago 15,466 reads 32 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 24,521 reads 44 comments

  18. 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 10 months ago 4,657 reads 7 comments

  19. 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 10 months ago 5,581 reads 26 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 10,877 reads 10 comments

  21. 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 11 months ago 43,547 reads 145 comments

  22. 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 11 months ago 11,830 reads 39 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 22,771 reads 52 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 97,058 reads 207 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 82,568 reads 202 comments