Anthony Davis vs. Pistons: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

February 21st, 2016 by Mike Norris Leave a reply »

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis was a man on a mission Sunday, scoring 59 points and grabbing 20 rebounds in a 111-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

It was the highest-scoring effort for any NBA player this season, surpassing the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, who had 56, per Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated.

The 22-year-old Davis accomplished a feat no NBA player has in four decades, per ESPN Stats & Info: 

It wasn't all for show either. With the Pelicans leading just 88-87 with 5:24 seconds remaining, Davis scored his team's next 13 points to give New Orleans a 101-93 lead with 1:58 left, essentially icing the game.

CBS Sports NBA took to Twitter to ask the question every viewer was wondering during Davis' ridiculous performance:

He ended the third quarter with 40 points, and the Pelicans' official Twitter account noted his amazing 36 minutes:

His highlights began well before his 14-point third quarter, including this monster slam to cut the Pistons' lead to ...

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