Anthony Davis


Full NameAnthony Marshon Davis Jr.

BornMarch 11, 1993

Height6 ft 10 in


RolePower Forward/Center


Anthony Davis is an American professionalĀ basketballĀ player for theĀ New Orleans PelicansĀ of theĀ National Basketball Association. He plays theĀ power forwardĀ andĀ centerĀ positions. Davis was selectedĀ first overallĀ in theĀ 2012 NBA draftĀ by New Orleans, is a five-timeĀ NBA All-Star, and has been named to threeĀ All-NBA First TeamsĀ and threeĀ NBA All-Defensive Teams. He also earned a gold medal playing withĀ Team USAĀ at theĀ 2012 Summer Olympics.

Davis played one season ofĀ college basketballĀ for theĀ University of Kentucky, when he wasĀ first team All-AmericanĀ and theĀ Consensus National Player of the Year. He also won theĀ USBWA National Freshman of the Year,Ā NABC Defensive Player of the YearĀ and theĀ Pete Newell Big Man Award. DavisĀ led the NCAAĀ in blocks and setĀ Southeastern ConferenceĀ andĀ NCAA Division Ifreshman single-seasonĀ blocked shotsĀ records. He led Kentucky to aĀ National ChampionshipĀ and was namedĀ Most Outstanding PlayerĀ of the NCAA tournament.

ļ»æDavis left college for the NBA after one season and was drafted by New Orleans, then known as theĀ New Orleans Hornets, and was selected that summer to play for theĀ Team USAĀ in theĀ 2012 Olympics. After his rookie season, he was named to theĀ NBA All-Rookie First Team. The next season, he became an All-Star for the first time and led the NBA inĀ blocked shots per game. He has since become a five-time All-Star and the youngest player to score 59 or more points in an NBA game. In 2017, he was named the recipient of theĀ NBA All-Star Game MVPĀ Award after setting an All-Star Game scoring record of 52 points en route.

Anthony Davis Career Stats*

Regular SeasonPlayoffs
Games Played41013
Minutes per Game (MPG)34.840.8
Rebounds per Game (RPG)10.312.7
Assists per Game (APG)1.91.8
Steals per Game (SPG)1.31.8
Blocks per Game (BPG)2.42.6
Points per Game (PPG)23.430.5
*Stats till the end of 2017-18 Season

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