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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.

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Payton feeds Davis on the alley-oop

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

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Melo on coming off the bench: 'Challenging mentally'

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Davis' dime leads to Holiday layup

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

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Davis drives to float in and-1

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

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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.

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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

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Kawhi notches double-double in debut with Raptors

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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.

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Bagley records his first career basket

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

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Jackson scores his first NBA bucket

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

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Young flips up first basket

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

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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.

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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.

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Curry drops easy 32 points in opener

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Tatum puts on a show in season opener

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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.

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Warriors

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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.

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Chalk

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.

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