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Since Anthony Davis decided to 'be Westbrook' the Pelicans are on a new level

Anthony Davis promises to dominate every night in a season that could shape the Pelicans for years to come.

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Davis dominates in Houston

Anthony Davis has all facets of his game working, scoring 32 points, collecting 16 rebounds and dishing out 8 assists in the Pelicans' win over the Rockets.


Payton feeds Davis on the alley-oop

Elfrid Payton tosses a pass up to Anthony Davis, who finishes with a two-handed dunk.


Melo on coming off the bench: 'Challenging mentally'

Carmelo Anthony addresses coming off the bench and how he is going to adjust.


Mirotic on fire from beyond the arc

Nikola Mirotic turns it up against the Rockets as he scores 30 points and goes 6-for-8 from 3-point land.


Davis finishes alley-oop with ease

Elfrid Payton drives downcourt and lobs a pass up to Anthony Davis, who finishes with the two-handed flush.


Mirotic makes a nice cut for the score

Jrue Holiday passes the ball to Nikola Mirotic, who makes a nice cut to the basket and sinks a layup.


Davis' dime leads to Holiday layup

Anthony Davis bounces a pass behind his back to Jrue Holiday, who finishes with a layup.


Davis drives to float in and-1

Anthony Davis dribbles towards the bucket and floats one in while drawing a foul.


Carmelo connects on first two shots as a Rocket

Carmelo Anthony pulls up and knocks down a midrange jumper and then a 3-pointer on the next possession for his first points as a Rocket.


Capela throws it down after pass from Harden

James Harden lobs a pass up to Clint Capela, who finishes with a powerful one-handed jam.


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Welcome to the 6

Kawhi wins in Toronto debut

Kawhi introduced in Toronto to cheering fans


Kawhi notches double-double in debut with Raptors


First buckets for the rookies

Ayton backs down Doncic for first points

Deandre Ayton backs his way towards the basket for a layup and the foul for his first career points in the NBA.


Bagley records his first career basket

Marvin Bagley III scores his first career basket with the sweet turnaround hook shot.


Jackson scores his first NBA bucket

Jaren Jackson Jr. gets an easy layup to record his first bucket with the Memphis Grizzlies.


Young flips up first basket

Trae Young gets into the lane and hits a one-handed shot.


Doncic eases to basket for first points

Wesley Matthews passes the ball to Luka Doncic, who drops in an easy layup for his first career NBA points.


Bamba drives past Olynyk for first NBA points

Mo Bamba uses a nice jab step to create space on a drive against Kelly Olynyk and scores off glass.




Curry drops easy 32 points in opener




Tatum puts on a show in season opener


Thrust into the spotlight, Boston's Jayson Tatum is ready for prime time

At 19, he was carrying a city's hopes on his shoulders and a baby boy in his arms. It wasn't all to script -- but a star has been born in Boston.

Embiid: 'This is not a rivalry.'

Joel Embiid knows the 76ers didn't play well and says it was particularly hard losing on a national stage, but he has hope for the future.




Will Golden State get an alternate ending to the 'KD Watch' sequel?

With two titles and two Finals MVPs, what else could Kevin Durant want? The Warriors -- like the Thunder before -- begin a season-long wait for the answer.

Stephen A: Thunder are 'no match' for Warriors

Stephen A. Smith breaks down why Oklahoma City can't challenge Golden State this season.



Every team's Vegas odds to make/miss the 2018 NBA playoffs

Will the Warriors make the playoffs? You'll have to lay $20,000 to win $100. Here are the playoff odds for all 30 NBA teams.

NBA betting opus: Everything you need to know

From the biggest bets to which teams the sharps like, here is what you need to know from a betting perspective entering the NBA season.

Every NBA team's 2018-19 over/under

The Los Angeles Lakers have a season win total of 48 games at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Here are the over/unders for all 30 teams. Partner

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The Starters: Doncic a lock for Rookie of the Year?

Who do this year's rookies want to posterize?

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