When: Sat., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. 2014
While Tim Duncan added to his jewelry collection on opening night, the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis narrowly missed a triple double in a blowout win. Pre-season, ESPN ranked Davis as the third best player in the league, and we’re already hearing premature MVP whispers from NBA insiders. For Spurs diehards, Davis is a physical reminder of a vintage Timmy who flew down the hardwood, slamming in more than 100 dunks in his fifth and sixth campaigns with the Spurs. By comparison, Duncan dropped 38 dunks last season, but as opponents can attest, an off-the-glass dagger is just as effective.