Even though the New Orleans Pelicans lost Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson to injuries, they still steamrolled the Miami Heat 105-91 on Saturday night.
Dwyane Wade and Anthony Davis may have been rusty for their respective teams after returning from injuries.
In the past three weeks we’ve seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call “Stop and Watch games.” As in stop what you’re doing right now and get to a television immediately.
Jimmer Fredette scored 17 points and Luke Babbitt added 15 to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.
On a map, Slovenia is a mystery to the U.S. basketball team.
They have a gold medal to chase and a golden U.S. basketball legacy to protect, so the Americans knew they had to bring their best to Barcelona.
The bags were already packed and the Americans had already checked out of their rooms.
They were expected to be in Barcelona. They hope to finish their trip in Madrid.
Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.