Hornets: Anthony Davis (Nov 2 8:41 ET ) Davis, the overall No. 1 draft pick of the New Orleans, has left Friday night's game against Utah and is being tested for a possible concussion and will not return.
The Scoop: Davis had eight points - all on dunks in the first half - six rebounds and two blocks. He was injured with 4:51 left in the first half. The Hornets released an official statement that he will be out for the rest of the game. The Hornets trailed 41-40 at halftime.
Anthony Davis scored 18 points with nine rebounds, two assists, one steal and two blocks in 32 minutes against the Nuggets on Friday.
The Scoop:This would have been a great line for any player, but Davis has completely spoiled his fantasy owners. He might turn it around and go for a 30-point, 20-board, 10-block game on Saturday against the Jazz or something.
Anthony Davis continued his onslaught in Tuesday's road win vs. the Kings, notching 27 points (11-of-19 FGs, 5-of-6 FTs), nine rebounds, two steals and three blocks.
The Scoop:He's on pace to become the only player in NBA history to lead the league in both steals and blocks, and the Pelicans' 21-year-old is sure to rack up untold records as his career unfolds. He's lapping the field for fantasy value, with only Steph Curry, LeBron James, James Harden and Chris Paul in the rearview mirror.
Anthony Davis scored 31 points on 14-of-20 shooting with 11 rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks in Monday's loss to the Blazers.
The Scoop:Davis hasn't neared his ceiling yet and that's the part folks continue to grapple with, but be clear we haven't seen this type of transcendent player in many, many years. Jrue Holiday hit just 5-of-19 shots for 14 points, seven boards, two assists and three treys, and Tyreke Evans was equally inept shooting the ball with 13 points on 5-of-18 shooting, five boards, eight assists and two steals. Both ball-dominant guards ignored Davis down the stretch and it cost the Pellies a nice road loss in Portland.
Anthony Davis had another massive performance against the Lakers in a 109-102 win on Wednesday, making 12-of-16 from the field for 25 points with 12 boards, one assist, one steal and six blocks.
The Scoop:He shot 1-of-4 from the charity stripe, so this wasn't a flawless line. Of course, Davis is dropping ginormous fantasy stat lines like it's going out of style, so missing a few free throws doesn't matter in the grand scheme of things. He's a beast.
The Scoop:For comparison, Tim Duncan averages twice as many as Davis' 5.2 close touches per game in less minutes, so there's something amiss here. Davis' owners can't complain too much as the big man is currently the top player in all of fantasy basketball, but it's scary to think that there's even more upside if the Pelicans can figure out how to get him the ball more down low.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Anthony Davis had 25 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots, and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away from the reeling Los Angeles Lakers for a 109-102 victory Wednesday night.
The Scoop: None.
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