Anthony Davis is all work, but oh how he can play

Anthony Davis

He can stuff a box score, as he does regularly but perhaps never as impressively as when he announced his ascendance with 26 points, 17 rebounds, nine blocks and three steals in the Pelicans’ season-opening victory over the Magic.

He can make veterans question the veracity of his birth certificate, as in the oft-repeated incredulous inquiry of, “He’s only 21?”

And he can make a mockery of the player efficiency rating, the detailed formula former -columnist-turned-Grizzlies-executive John Hollinger created.

But as far as scintillating off-the-court stories about Anthony Davis, the Perspectives Charter School product who returns home Saturday to face the Bulls, gaudy averages in tow?

Well, that’s where you may be out of luck.

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