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Oct 16, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans head coach

Monty Williams

talks with forward

Anthony Davis

(23) during the second quarter of a preseason game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

How Anthony Davis deals with the lofty expectations

Davis has been served with huge expectations for the 2014-15 NBA season. And while they’ve been deserved, I’m not sure if he’ll reach the level that many expect him to this season. It won’t be because of a lack of talent, though.

After all, let’s remember that Davis is still only 21-years-old. He’s still developing and is nowhere near the prototypical “prime” stretch of his NBA career.

Davis will be under a myriad of pressure this season. In game 1 against the Orlando Magic, we’ll get a good indication as to how he plans on handling that this season.