Anthony Davis is a wounded Pelican

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Although a bit raw, Davis is already a badass Pelican.

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis suffered a non-displaced fracture in his left hand during the first quarter of Sunday’s 103-99 victory over the Knicks at the Garden.

The 20-year-old Davis, who had clearly recovered from last spring’s MCL sprain and bruise to his left knee, is out indefinitely.

Davis was averaging 19.6 points, 10.6 rebounds, and a league-best 3.9 blocks over 16 games.

Sitting with the Memphis Grizzlies in the basement of the Southwest Division, New Orleans (8-8) is finished if Davis can’t return within six weeks.

Taken first overall out of Kentucky in 2012, “Unibrow” had appeared a bit stronger and more powerful since being hindered by various injuries throughout the 2012-2013 campaign.

Consequently, the 6-foot-10, 220 pound Davis has overwhelmed defenders and been unstoppable in the paint.

Quick, explosive and able to expertly run the court, the former Wildcat’s routinely compiled double-doubles and become a dominant force in the association.

Despite their mediocre mark, the Pelicans could have been a nasty adversary with Davis protecting the basket.

Conversely, with Anthony Davis shelved, visitors to “The Big Easy” will have a simple time on the hardwood.

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