Anthony Davis joins Lakers hoping championships will follow

Basketball / NBA Jul 14, 2019

Anthony Davis joins Lakers hoping championships will follow

Anthony Davis' year of uncertainty finally felt finished when he stood in the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex and proudly held up his new gold jersey while LeBron James looked on approvingly. After months of upheaval around his departure from New Orleans, the superstar forward ...

Pelicans star Anthony Davis overwhelms Grizzlies in rout

Basketball / NBA Jan 8, 2019

Pelicans star Anthony Davis overwhelms Grizzlies in rout

Anthony Davis had little to say about his latest dunk-filled scoring outburst. He even shrugged off his seldom-seen "Shammgod" crossover dribble that stunned the Grizzlies, delighted the crowd and set up his thunderous driving dunk. The Pelicans' perennial All-Star was more eager to highlight an ...

Durant's defense sinks Pelicans

Basketball / NBA Oct 21, 2017

Durant's defense sinks Pelicans

Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Kevin Durant added 22 points and a career-high seven blocked shots for ...

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

Basketball / NBA Feb 20, 2017

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was playing in the All-Star Game in ...

NBA MVP Curry won't play for U.S. at Rio Olympics

Basketball / NBA Jun 7, 2016

NBA MVP Curry won't play for U.S. at Rio Olympics

Stephen Curry has withdrawn from consideration from the Olympics, leaving the U.S. basketball team without the NBA's MVP. Curry said Monday in a statement that he has decided to pull out for "several factors — including recent ankle and knee injuries." He didn't say what the ...

Davis has huge day against Pistons

Basketball / NBA Feb 22, 2016

Davis has huge day against Pistons

Few players have ever had the feeling Anthony Davis did Sunday. The star center scored a franchise-record 59 points and pulled down 20 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 111-106. "That was a lot of fun, because the rim looked so big ...

Pelicans take down Cavs in OT

Basketball / NBA Dec 5, 2015

Pelicans take down Cavs in OT

After New Orleans survived a stunning fourth-quarter surge by LeBron James and forced overtime, injured veteran center Kendrick Perkins pulled Pelicans teammate Anthony Davis aside for a quick word. "Perk told me, 'This is the time where you've got to be great,'" Davis said. "Every ...

Warriors rally past Pelicans

Basketball / NBA Apr 21, 2015

Warriors rally past Pelicans

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr likes to say his team teeters on "explosive and careless" basketball, pulling off an astonishing play one moment and a perplexing one the next. Kerr saw both extremes Monday night. And the better half was just good enough to defend ...

Pelicans clinch playoff spot

Basketball / NBA Apr 16, 2015

Pelicans clinch playoff spot

Anthony Davis had 31 points and 13 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans earned their first playoff berth since 2011 with a 108-103 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. Davis, who'll make his playoff debut against Golden State, came through in the waning ...