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Anthony Davis put up a historic performance, Joel Embiid finally plays his first NBA game and more.

NBA: Denver Nuggets at New Orleans Pelicans Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning BBN, these are you Thursday morning quickies. Anthony Davis set the court on fire in his season debut last night, as he put up 50 points, 16 rebounds, 7 steals, 5 assists and 4 blocks. That’s pretty impressive right? Actually, it’s more than that. No one has ever matched the stat line that Davis put up.

Davis’ performance was astounding, and he had the entire weight of the New Orleans Pelicans on his shoulders. The only bad thing? The Pelicans still lost. The Denver Nuggets won 107-102, as Davis put up nearly half the team’s points by himself.

Despite the loss, the performance from Davis is one of the best we’ll see all year and it’s only his first game.

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