After setting a screen on Emmanuel Mudiay, Anthony Davis had to leave the Nuggets-Pelicans game due to a shoulder injury.
New Orleans is 1-8 and missing several key pieces. After last year's playoff experience, this wasn't how things were supposed to go.
It may just be a precaution but the one guy who can't get injured for the Pelicans got injured.
With DeMarcus Cousins out, Anthony Davis is the only elite player on the board tonight. Can you avoid playing him? Is it worth it?
What should we make of Detroit's early success? Which struggling teams are in trouble, and conversely, which will be just fine?
New Orleans is in trouble, and it's not just the injuries. So what't the deal?
Gordon Hayward's team is expected to push for the playoffs. Eric Bledsoe's team could surprise people. Andrew Wiggins' team is supposed to own the future.
Pelicans guard will miss significant time for a team already riddled with injuries, and the ripple effects could seriously hurt the Pelicans' start.
What were the top lineups for the West teams last year and how can they improve this season?
The Pelicans did well by locking up Anthony Davis, but the last time they had a star -- Chris Paul -- they couldn't keep him. How can they avoid a similar fate this time around?

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