Anthony Davis offered the basketball-watching world two reminders on Wednesday night. After a 2015-16 season plagued by injuries that wound up knocking him off the gold-medal-winning U.S. squad at the 2016 Summer Olympics, he reminded us exactly what kind of monster he is, beginning the 2016-17 campaign with a historically productive game the likes of which the league had literally never seen.
Unfortunately, he also reminded us just how little help he has on the New Orleans Pelicans right now, casting in stark relief the predicament facing one of the game’s most gifted players and the franchise to which he made a long-term commitment last summer.
Davis turned in the young season’s most brilliant individual performance on Wednesday, torching the Denver Nuggets for 50 points, 16 rebounds, seven steals, five assists and four blocked shots in 41 peerless minutes of hell-raising. He joins Wilt Chamberlain, ElginRead More »from Anthony Davis did the impossible, and the Pelicans still lost