Anthony Davis scored 50 points, 16 rebounds, seven steals, five assists and four blocks. His prolific play helped New Orleans trim a deficit as large as 14 late in the second quarter down to two points in the waning minutes.

The Pelicans however counldnt ever get over the hump and drop the season opener 107-102

Davis became the first player to post at least 45 points, 15 rebounds, five assists and five steals in a game since steals were recorded in 1973-74.

He didn’t get much help offensively. Davis shot 17-of-34; the rest of the Pelicans combined to shoot 21-of-58.

The Pelicans play Friday night vs the Warriors