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Saints D gets first stop. Cooks deep for ATL punt.
Gonna line up Cooks everywhere. Screen catch out of backfield this time
Brees 1-1. Cadet 1st catch. 5 yards on first play from scrimmage
I vaguely remember the days when folks wore more than flip flops and the t-shirt they cut the grass in when traveling by air.
Anthony Davis was rested for the final 1 1/2 quarters. USA beat Mexico 86-63. Will play Slovenia or Domin. Republic on Tuesday in quarters
USA up 66-38 over Mexico through 3 quarters. Anthony Davis 4 points, 7 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 steals
Among USA players, Anthony Davis can contribute the most even when he's not scoring. Shot 2-for-7 in half but 3 reb, 2 blk, 2 stl. USA 42-27
ESPN2's Kevin Connors: "We've become accustomed to big men playing in an athletic way, but Anthony Davis almost takes it to another level."
Just 1:03 into Mexico game, Anthony Davis already had an assist, rebound and block. Later added a dunk and a steal. USA up 23-11 at 0:54
ESPN2's Fran Fraschilla at the FIBA World Cup: "There's isn't one aspect of Anthony Davis' game that hasn't been impressive."
Austin bound ✈️
Turkey up big 41-23 over Dominican Republic at halftime in finale of pool play. Omer Asik hard-nosed under the rim with 6 rebounds, 3 points
USA (5-0) beat Ukraine 95-71 in its finale of pool play. Anthony Davis finished with 12 points and six rebounds. AD averaging 15.8 points
ESPN2's Fran Fraschilla: "I'd say Anthony Davis, Pau Gasol and Kenneth Faried are the leading candidates for MVP (of the FIBA World Cup)."
USA will face Mexico at 9 a.m. (Central) on Saturday in Round of 16. One of Mexico's players is former New Orleans forward Gustavo Ayon
Anthony Davis wows crowd with a steal on one end and dribble to other rim for hard one-hand dunk. Once again, few 6-10 players can do that
USA 69-54 over Ukraine through 3 quarters. Anthony Davis 8 pts, 6 reb in 18 minutes. Had dunk from Irving and lob layup via Harden in 3rd Q
Official stats have Anthony Davis with 2 fouls, but his 3rd foul was announced at 3:36, sending him to bench. USA leads 38-31 late 2nd qtr
Anthony Davis (4 pts/1 reb) scored layup off nice pass from Harden, later had follow dunk on Rose fast-break miss. Ukraine 19-14 after 1st Q
If you have 2-on-1 and wide-open guy on wing, you have to pass the ball. Kyrie Irving paid for not doing so with 2nd foul. Ukraine up 9-4
Jeezy so tough!
A lot of people have been calling me Chris lately... Should I start getting tatted up and shave a mohawk this year or what?
Nice all-around contributions for Anthony Davis (10 pts, 7 reb, 5 blk) in 20 minutes of playing time. USA leads 81-52 after 3 quarters
Slow start for Anthony Davis offensively, but he still ended up making nice impact (6 pts, 5 reb, 4 blk). USA leads 56-41 at halftime
USA tried to throw an alley oop to Anthony Davis off a baseline inbound pass, but couldn't connect. You don't see that attempted every day
The NBA's leading shot-blocker last season, Anthony Davis already has 3 blocks in 6:48 of playing time. USA leads Dominican Republic 18-14
Great comeback W for Turkey, 77-73 over Finland in OT. Omer Asik 22 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block. Turkey moves close to advancing
Omer Asik and Turkey rallied from a 17-point deficit to force OT vs. Finland. Asik has 22 points entering OT. FYI his NBA career high is 22
Pelicans' Omer Asik (13 pts, 2 reb, 1 stl) has roughly half of Turkey's offense so far today. Finland leads 41-27 at halftime