Davis First Team NBA
The Pelicans Anthony Davis joined some elite NBA company yesterday being selected first-team All-NBA. Davithe former Kentucky Wildcat All-American, who helped lead the Pels to a 45-37 regular season record and a playoff berth before being swept by the Golden State Warriors, joins Clevlenad forward LeBron James, Memphis center Marc Gasol along with Golden State guard Stephen Curry, the NBA’s Most Valuable Player and Houston Rockets guard James Harden. Curry and James were the top two vote getters with 129 first place votes each and led the way with 645 total votes each followed by Harden with 125. The Pels’ Davis garnered 119 first place votes followed by Marc Gasol with 65.
In NBA playoff action last night, the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 99-98 in dramatic fashion last night at home to take a 2-0 lead in the best of seven Western Conference championship series. Curry delivered an outstanding offensive effort pouring in 33 points on 5-of-11 shooting from behind the 3-point arc and collected six assists.
The Rockets wasted a tremendous effort by Harden, who collected a game-high 38 points with 10 rebounds and dished off nine assists with three steals just missing logging a triple-double.