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Omer Asik

Davis' big game in return lifts Pelicans over Spurs, 104-90

The moment Anthony Davis rose to block LaMarcus Aldridge's 15-foot jump shot marked the beginning of the end for the San Antonio Spurs.

Davis had 20 points and 18 rebounds in his return from a sore shoulder, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-90 on Friday night for their second victory of the season.

Davis also had two blocks in the fourth quarter. The first of those, on Aldridge with about 5 minutes to go, was the talk of New Orleans' locker room after the game.

After batting the shot toward the sideline, Davis sprang for the ball, whipping it off Aldridge's legs just before crashing into the first row of seats. As the ball rolled back out of...