Anthony Davis learning tough lessons in his first NBA Playoffs
04/24/2015 08:52 PM
Anthony Davis sure hasn’t been playing like a playoff rookie.
The former UK star led New Orleans to the NBA postseason for the first time in his three-year professional career this season and is posting MVP-like numbers.
Through the first three games of the Pelicans first-round series against No. 1 seed Golden State, The Brow is averaging 30 points, 11 rebounds, three blocks, and 1.7 steals while shooting 49% from the field.
In case you didn’t realize, that’s really, REALLY good.
However, despite Davis’ gaudy stats, the Pelicans remain defeated in the series, now down 0-3 after Thursday night’s historic 20-point collapse in the fourth quarter before the Warriors stole the game in overtime.
With nine seconds left in the game, Davis still had chance to ice the game with two free throws to give the Pelicans a four point lead. But he converted only one of two, and then this happened:
The KSTV crew discussed how despite Thursday’s painful loss and possible series sweep, these playoffs are an important learning experience for Anthony Davis in what should be a very successful career.