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Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:24 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Anthony Davis Excited to Play in All-Star Game

Anthony Davis Excited to Play in All-Star Game

"I'm glad they chose me. I'll try to go out and represent New Orleans and the Pelicans." --Anthony Davis Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 11:12 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Anthony Davis Named to Western Conference All-Star Squad

Anthony Davis Named to Western Conference All-Star Squad

Davis is having a breakout season for the Pelicans, averaging 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.3 blocks in only his second year of professional basketball. Read »

Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 at 12:15 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Thibodeau, Gibson Praise Davis' Growth as an NBA Player

Thibodeau, Gibson Praise Davis' Growth as an NBA Player

"He’s an All-Star. He just didn’t happen to make the All-Star team. He’s an All-Star player, though." --Tom Thibodeau on Anthony Davis Read »

Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 at 10:26 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Chicago Native Davis Leads Pelicans Past Bulls

Chicago Native Davis Leads Pelicans Past Bulls

Chicago is currently 1-1 on their six-game road trip as they move on to face the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 8:36 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Despite Injury, D. Rose 3rd in Backcourt Voting for ASG

Despite Injury, D. Rose 3rd in Backcourt Voting for ASG

The NBA released their first All-Star voting returns on Thursday. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 10:10 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Anthony Davis "Really Wanted to Play" Against Bulls

Anthony Davis

“He was like, ‘Two years in a row.’ It took me a minute to realize what he was talking about." --Monty Williams on Anthony Davis after the Englewood native suffered a hand injury on Sunday Read »

Monday, Dec 2, 2013 at 8:56 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Davis to Miss UC Debut for Second Straight Season

Davis to Miss UC Debut for Second Straight Season

As a rookie last season, Davis was forced to skip the UC matchup with the Bulls due to a concussion on an errant elbow to the temple by teammate Austin Rivers. Read »

Monday, Sep 9, 2013 at 11:12 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Anthony Davis Gives Back to His Chicago High School

Anthony Davis Gives Back to His Chicago High School

The New Orleans Pelicans superstar, along with a little help from Boost Mobile, gave a new basketball court to the students of the Perspectives Charter Schools—Joselin campus. Read »

Thursday, Sep 5, 2013 at 2:30 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Anthony Davis Unveils Basketball Court at Alma Mater

Anthony Davis Unveils Basketball Court at Alma Mater

Attending tiny Perspectives Charter Schools – Joslin Campus, the school didn’t even have a gymnasium for its basketball team to practice or play in. Read »

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Davis, Pippen, Kidd-Gilchrist Help Launch Nike Summer League

Davis, Pippen, Kidd-Gilchrist Help Launch Nike Summer League

It’s great to come back and do something for the City of Chicago – where I’m from." -- Anthony Davis Read »

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NBC Chicago's Bulls blog tracks the new era of the NBA team known for its storied history of MVPs, three-peats and of course, a dynasty ruled by Michael Jordan. Can the Bulls rise to championship status once again? It's an outside shot for now, but fans aren't giving up the fight.
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Bryan Crawford Bryan Crawford was born and raised in Englewood on Chicago's South Side. His grasp of of the game came from playing all over the city and suburbs as a kid and watching Michael Jordan perform with the Bulls. He has written for SLAM Magazine, SLAMonline, RedEye, The Sports Fan Journal and is a weekly guest radio host on the Jarrett Payton Show. Follow him on Twitter: @BryanCraw4D