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Anthony Davis tries to win NBA MVP on the very first night of the new season

26 points, 17 rebounds, nine blocks, three steals, two assists. Not a bad night’s work.

Source: Gerald Herbert

THEY SAY YOU should start as you mean to go on — and Anthony Davis kicked off the new NBA season with some monster numbers.

Davis had 26 points, 17 rebounds, nine blocks, three steals and two assists last night as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Orlando Magic 101-84.

Now he’s got people talking about the possibility of a historic quadruple- double (ie double digit totals in four different stat categories in a single game).

Only four players have ever achieved those numbers and nobody has done it since the legendary David Robinson 20 years ago.

Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though. Last night’s performance was remarkable in its own right:

Source: NBA/YouTube

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