Nick Blevins – (Calgary Hornets/Prairie Wolf Pack) Calgary from zhaoqi123's blog

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant didnt play for the Thunder on Sunday, but it seemed like he showed up in a different uniform. Kenny Stills Dolphins Jersey .Anthony Davis put in a Durant-like effort, scoring 38 efficient points to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 101-99 victory over Oklahoma City.It was the third-highest point total of Davis career, and like Durant, his points piled up quickly and seemed effortless. He made 16 of 22 shots and had 12 rebounds while doing a little bit of everything. Like Durant, he scored inside and outside, put the ball on the floor and showed incredible grace for a nearly 7-foot player.Davis entered the game as the leagues No. 4 scorer and No. 1 shot blocker, and there is already talk the 21-year-old forward could follow Durant as league MVP.As far as MVP, Im not even worried about that, Davis said. Its too early in the season to get involved in that conversation. Personally, I think so. But even to hear my name talked about that, its a blessing, its an honour. Ive been putting in a lot of work all season. I wanted to come out this season and be aggressive. I think Team USA helped me to do that coming into this season.Durant missed his second straight game with a sprained right ankle. Thunder coach Scott Brooks said Durant is day-to-day.Jrue Holiday scored 11 points and matched a career high with 15 assists for the Pelicans, who said Durants absence took nothing away from their victory. New Orleans was coming off a 26-point loss at home against Portland the previous night and simply wanted a win.Russell Westbrook scored 29 points for the Thunder, but he missed a 3-pointer that could have given Oklahoma City the lead in the closing seconds. Reggie Jackson scored 19 points and Steven Adams added 12 points and 10 rebounds.With the score tied at 99, Holiday stole the ball from Westbrook, then found Davis for a breakaway dunk that put the Pelicans ahead with 2:58 to play.With the Pelicans still up 101-99, Westbrook missed a 3-pointer and New Orleans rebounded. The Pelicans Tyreke Evans missed everything on a mid-range jumper, and New Orleans was called for a shot clock violation with 10 seconds remaining.Westbrook started to drive to the hoop, then dribbled back out and took a 3-pointer that bounced off the front of the rim. The Thunder couldnt get the rebound, and the Pelicans ran out the clock.Once I tried to attack, they stopped me, so I got the ball back and I went for the win, Westbrook said. I just missed.The Pelicans held the Thunder scoreless for the final 3:46.Its one of those games, youre glad that you came out on top of, and you feel like if you can learn from this, youll be a better team, because they play the same way every night, and we withstood that, Pelicans coach Monty Williams said.Davis scored 21 points in the first half on 9-for-14 shooting to help the Pelicans take a 53-48 lead.TIP-INS:Thunder: Durant missed the first 17 games of the season with a fractured bone in his right foot, and the Thunder went 5-12. Oklahoma City won seven of its first eight after his return. He is averaging 22.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.6 assists.Pelicans: New Orleans forced the Thunder into nine turnovers in the first half and 16 for the game. ... Starters other than Davis shot a combined 12 for 37 on the night.GOOD RUSS, BAD RUSSWestbrook made 2 of 9 shots and had no assists and two turnovers in the fourth quarter. Before that, he shot 8 of 18 shots with eight assists and four turnovers.Im not going to keep answering questions about me not passing now when we lose, he said. When we won eight (actually seven) in a row, nobody said nothing about not passing, so I dont want to hear it now.QUOTE OF THE NIGHTMy job is to attack when the fourth quarter comes, Westbrook said. My job is to stay in attack mode and try to score and try to make plays happen. If I miss, I miss. Im going to live and die by that every time, every night, regardless of what happens.UP NEXTThunder: Host Portland on TuesdayPelicans: Visit Indiana on Tuesday.___Follow Cliff Brunt on Twitter: www.twitter.com/CliffBruntAP. Jermon Bushrod Jersey . As both players sat on the sideline during the changeover before Federer was going to serve to try to force a fifth set, most of the nearly 15,000 spectators began chanting "Ro-ger! Ro-ger! Ro-ger!" Federer did extend the match. Jarvis Landry Dolphins Jersey . The NBA announced the penalty Friday, two days after Carter threw an elbow and made contact with the head of Oklahoma City centre Steven Adams.BURNABY, BC – Ahead of Saturdays Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) opener at Swangard Stadium, Canada head coach Kieran Crowley has released his starting roster to face Japan. The international test match, which will be LIVE on TSN and streamed at www.irb.com at 6pm pt/9pm et, will be the first game of the year for Canadas Mens Fifteens Team. Having won their last sevens games, including last weekend against 8th ranked Samoa, the Brave Blossoms pose a stiff challenge for Canada. Japan has had Canadas number on recent occasions, including a 16-13 victory last year in Nagoya which was Canadas only loss of the PNC. Newly appointed Captain Tyler Ardron will lead the team from the number 8 position, with Jebb Sinclair and John Moonlight also in the back-row. Canadas tight-five includes the experienced front-row of Hubert Buydens, Ray Barkwill and Jason Marshall with Tyler Hotson and Jamie Cudmore in the engine room. Calgary, Albertas Gordron McRorie is set to receive his first cap after being announced as starting scrumhalf and Harry Jones will lead the backline from flyhalf. "Its a huge honour for me to be selected for my first cap against Japan this weekend and I look forward to the challenge," said McRorie after the announcement. The centre pairing of Nick Blevins and Ciaran Hearn, who started side-by-side on six occasions last year for Canada including against Japan, slot in outside of Jones. Canadas back-three includes an exciting blend of speed, power and experience with the announcement of Taylor Paris and Jeff Hassler on the wing and James Pritchard at fullback. Canadas substitutions consist of Andrew Tiedemann, Aaron Carpenter, Jake Ilnicki, John Phelan and Adam Kleeberger in the forwards with Phil Mack, Connor Braid and DTH van der Merwe in the backs. Unavailable for selection for Canada due to injuries were Liam Underwood and Nanyak Dala. Added to Canadas training roster was Albertas Kyle Gilmour after a strong showing in last weekends BC Invitational versus Canada Selects game at Klahanie Park in West Vancouver. "I think theres some really good depth in this group, and theres a lot of good competition amongst the roster," said Crowley. "Japan are a strong, well-coached side and they will be a difficult game for us. We narrowly lost last year in Nagoya and I know our guys will be keen to take them on again on Saturday." CANADAS ROSTER TO FACE JAPAN:  1.  Hubert Buyddens – (Manawatu Turbos/Prairie Wolf Pack) Saskatoon, SK 2. Branden Albert Dolphins Jersey.   Ray Barkwill – (Niagara Wasps RFC/Ontario Blues) Niagara Falls, ON 3.  Jason Marshall – (Atlantique Stade Rochelais) Vancouver, BC 4.  Tyler Hotson – (London Scottish RFC) Vancouver, BC 5.  Jamie Cudmore – (ASM Clermont Auvergne) Squamish, BC 6.  Jebb Sinclair – (London Irish/Atlantic Rock) Fredericton, NB 7.  John Moonlight – (James Bay AA/Ontario Blues) Pickering, ON 8.  Tyler Ardron – Captain (Ospreys/Ontario Blues) Lakefield, ON 9.  Gordon McRorie – (Calgary Hornets/Prairie Wolf Pack) Calgary, AB 10. Harry Jones – (UBCOB Ravens/BC Bears) Vancouver, BC 11. Taylor Paris – (SU Agen Lot-et-Garonne) Barrie, ON 12. Nick Blevins – (Calgary Hornets/Prairie Wolf Pack) Calgary, AB 13. Ciaran Hearn – (Castaway Wanderers/Atlantic Rock) Conception Bay South, NL 14. Jeff Hassler – (Ospreys/Prairie Wolf Pack) Okotoks, AB 15. James Pritchard – (Bedford Blues) Parkes, NSW, Australia 16. Andrew Tiedemann – (Castaway Wanderers/Prairie Wolf Pack) St. Albert, AB 17. Aaron Carpenter – (Cornish Pirates RFC) Brantford, ON 18. Jake Ilnicki – (Castaway Wanderers/BC Bears) Williams Lake, BC 19. Jon Phelan – (Castaway Wanderers/Atlantic Rock) Montreal, QC 20. Adam Kleeberger – (Castaway Wanderers/BC Bears) White Rock, BC 21. Phil Mack – (James Bay AA/BC Bears) Victoria, BC 22. Connor Braid – (James Bay AA/BC Bears) Victoria, BC 23. DTH van der Merwe – (Glasgow Warriors) Regina, SK Unavailable due to Injury: Nanyak Dala – (Castaway Wanderers/Saskatoon Wild Oats) Saskatoon, SKLiam Underwood – (Ontario Blues) Toronto, ON CANADAS MENS STAFF: Kieran Crowley – Head CoachGareth Rees – ManagerNeil Barnes – Assistant CoachBen Herring – Assistant CoachMike Shelley – Assistant CoachCalum Ramsay – Performance AnalystDanielle Mah - PhysiotherapistCarla Brash, Mike Cook – Athletic TherapistsAndy Evans – Strength and Conditioning CoachTodd Silverthorn – Assistant ManagerJames Kent – Logistics and Assistant AnalystMark Winokur – Assistant ManagerPete Du Toit – Team DoctorBryan Kelly – Media Manager Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' ' 
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