Anthony Davis eager for next challenge in leading Pelicans in NBA playoffs

Anthony Davis - photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images
Anthony Davis – photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images

For the first time in his career,  star forward is on the big playoff stage.

The games will be more difficult now, the accomplishments more significant and the pressure more immense than anything he experienced during the regular season.

But Davis appears eager for the challenge ahead, starting on Saturday at 2:30 when the eighth-seeded Pelicans open their best-of-seven opening-round playoff series against the top-seeded at Oracle Arena.

Game 2 is set for Monday night before the series shifts to New Orleans for Games 3-4 starting this upcoming Thursday.

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