VIDEO: Anthony Davis goes nuts with career-high 59 points vs. Pistons

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Anthony Davis went bonkers in Detroit on Sunday. In leading the Pelicans to a 111-106 win against the Pistons, Davis posted a career-high 59 points, which is also a franchise-high for the Pelicans, along with 20 rebounds. He shot 24-for-34 from the field, made both of the threes he attempted, and made 9 out of 10 free throw attempts.

Davis scored eight points in the first quarter, 18 in the second, and scored 33 of his 59 points in the second half. He had 40 points and 15 rebounds through the first three quarters.

Davis joins Shaquille O’Neal and Wilt Chamberlain as the only players in the past 50 seasons to score 55 points and grab 2o rebounds in a game. Chris Webber had a 51-point, 26-rebound game in 2001.

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Martin is the Founder, Chief Editor, and Head Skills Development Trainer for Basketball Society. He has work experience in digital media and marketing, radio, and journalism. Currently, he does freelance work as a videographer and content creator. He has been featured as a writer on sites such as Def Pen, TV Film News, All Hip-Hop, and more. Martin played high school basketball at South Brunswick High School (NJ) where he graduated in 2007. He is a 1,000-point scorer at SBHS and an All-Middlesex County performer as a 3-year varsity starter. He helped lead SBHS to their first-ever Central Jersey Group 4 sectional state championship in 2007. Martin played college basketball at Eastern University, where he graduated (BA, Communications) in 2012. Martin was a four-year starter and a 1,000-point scorer at EU. Follow Martin on Twitter @Marsoaries and on Instagram @martin_soaries

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