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Wildcat Quickies: Anthony Davis Edition

Davis is named an All-Star starter. Raiders file for Vegas relocation. D.J. Eliot named Colorado defensive coordinator. More.

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Anthony Davis continues to make the BBN proud, and he's at it again. The New Orleans Pelicans forward has been named a starter for the Western Conference All-Star team. The young star is averaging 28.8 points, 12.1 rebounds and 2.4 blocks. He's been the cream of the crop in the NBA this year, posting a Player Efficiency Rating of 28.2, which is fourth in the NBA. He also has 20 30-point games this season. This is Davis' fourth All-Star game, and he's just the second player in New Orleans franchise history to make four All-Star games (Chris Paul).

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Anthony Davis returns as starter for NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans |
New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis overcame the voting odds and will start in the Feb. 19 NBA All-Star Game at the Smoothie King Center.

Anthony Davis' defensive versatility one reason he’s again contender for NBA blocks title | NBA | Sporting News
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Eliot Named Colorado's Defensive Coordinator -
Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre announced Thursday the hiring of D.J. Eliot as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach for the Buffaloes.

Wooden Watch: Monk being challenged by own teammate - ESPN
Malik Monk is still on the Wooden Watch list, and deservedly so. But, De'Aaron Fox is making a push to be a serious Wooden contender.

Four schools have a real shot at Kevin Knox - News & Observer
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Latest Bracketology has Kentucky in loaded South Region - 247
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Men’s Tennis Hosts Duke on Friday, Notre Dame on Sunday | UK Wildcats News
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Seahawks could lose 2nd-round pick after failing to disclose Richard Sherman injury - ESPN
Sources tell ESPN's Chris Mortensen that the Seattle Seahawks are in danger of losing their 2017 second-round draft pick for failing to disclose a knee injury to cornerback Richard Sherman.

Raiders file paperwork for Las Vegas relocation - USA Today
The Oakland Raiders have taken the next step in their push to move to Las Vegas, though they now need 24 of 32 owners' approval for move.

Jim Irsay reveals Andrew Luck had surgery on shoulder - Indy Star
Andrew Luck underwent successful outpatient surgery to fix a shoulder injury that has lingered since the 2015 The Colts’ team website reported Thursday that Luck has been consulting with several specialists over the past few days and decided surgery was "the best move for his long-term health."

The Knicks are in a free-fall - New York Post
The Knicks are struggling, seemingly with little direction. Phil Jackson is dodging local reporters as much as possible, and even when they get to him, they don't get the answers they want.

James and Curry lead All-Star starters, Westbrook left out - ESPN
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