TAG: Anthony Davis

All-Star, Latest News / Jan 22, 2015 / 7:45 pm

The 2015 NBA All-Star Starters Announced; Kyle Lowry Overtakes D-Wade

Kyle Lowry, Dwyane Wade

The 2015 All-Star starters have finally been announced, and there hasn’t been much of a change since the early January returns. Except, Stephen Curry has overtaken LeBron James as the leading vote getter overall, and Kyle Lowry has leapfrogged Dwyane Wade to be named an Eastern Conference starter in the backcourt with John Wall. All the 2015 NBA All-Star starters and final voting results after the jump. Read More »

College / Jan 13, 2015 / 4:00 pm

Video: Anthony Davis Guarantees A 2015 NCAA Title For Kentucky

Anthony Davis

After playing against Anthony Davis and the Pelicans in December, Bulls power forward Pau Gasol said the Brow’s “a freak,” and we don’t disagree. Davis is continuing to dominate for the Pellies, putting them in prime playoff contention in the loaded West. The former defensive force for Kentucky recently guaranteed a 2015 NCAA Title for his Wildcats in an interview with Red Bull. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 8, 2015 / 7:44 pm

GIFs: Anthony Davis Embraces Inner-Guard With Fadeaway, Late-Game Take

Anthony Davis

You know Anthony Davis’ story by now. The Brow was a barely-recruited 6-2 guard as a high school sophomore before sprouting eight inches over the ensuing two years to emerge as the best prep basketball player in the country. From there he’s led the Kentucky Wildcats to a national championship and established himself as perhaps the best big man in the world at the tender age of 21 years-old. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 7, 2015 / 10:15 pm

Video: Clutch Kemba Walker Hits Tricky Game-Winner

Kemba Walker

After Anthony Davis tied up the Pelicans-Hornets game at 94 with 18 seconds left, anyone who has watched the Hornets this year had to know which player was taking the game-winning shot. Kemba Walker has two other game-winners this year, and he added a third against the Pelicans with a difficult bank-shot plus the foul with a second remaining in Charlotte’s eventual 98-94 win. Read More »

All-Star, Latest News / Jan 2, 2015 / 11:00 am

Stephen Curry And LeBron Lead Second Ballot Of 2015 NBA All-Star Game

Stephen Curry

The 64th NBA All-Star Game tips off on Feb. 15, so the second balloting returns were revealed during the New Year. No changes at the top with Stephen Curry leading the Western Conference voting and LeBron James leading the East, but Curry has gotten close to James in the overall lead, Pau Gasol passed Carmelo Anthony in the East, and Kobe Bryant continues to see strong returns for a chance at a backcourt slot alongside Curry in the West. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 1, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Video: Omer Asik Tips Ball Into Own Basket At Buzzer To Force Overtime

Tim Duncan, Omer Asik

Three consecutive victories by the New Orleans Pelicans over the San Antonio Spurs? Yeah, that didn’t sound right to the basketball gods, either. In the defining play of an ugly but hotly contested 95-93 Spurs win, watch Omer Asik misdirect the ball in his own basket to force overtime as the fourth quarter clock expires. Read More »

Smack / Dec 27, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Joakim Noah On Anthony Davis: “He’s A Freak”

Anthony Davis

Add the reigning Defensive Player of the Year to the long list of stars lauding Anthony Davis. Joakim Noah praised the 21 year-old MVP candidate in advance of tonight’s game between the Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans, calling The Brow “a hell of a talent.” Read More »

Latest News / Dec 26, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Video: Anthony Davis Swats Corey Joseph’s Finger Roll Into Stands

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis is leading the league in blocks. Plays like this make it easy to see why. Watch The Brow come out of nowhere to easily swat Corey Joseph’s finger roll into the stands. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 22, 2014 / 11:30 am

Video: Anthony Davis Dominates In Win Over Durant-Less Thunder

Anthony Davis, Steven Adams

Going into this season, Serge Ibaka was a good bet to win Defensive Player of the Year. While Anthony Davis spent time abusing Steven Adams on the block, specifically any time a Pellies perimeter player got in the lane. Ant also showed he can handle a defensive presence like Ibaka with ease during New Orleans’ 101-99 win when Davis finished with a game-high 38 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks. Read More »

Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch Anthony Davis Put Up 30 Points, 14 Rebounds & 5 Blocks In Win Over Rockets

Anthony Davis, Omer Asik, Dwight Howard

Anthony Davis, Omer Asik, Dwight Howard (Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pelicans beat the Rockets in Houston last night, 99-90, pushing New Orleans over .500 to 13-12 and the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference. Anthony Davis was back in full form after a chest contusion kept him out of the last three quarters in the Cleveland win and the Warriors loss. The Brow put up 30 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks against Dwight Howard and the Rockets, too. Find out why his stat line is another indication he’s perhaps one of the NBA’s best five players right now. Read More »