Glen Davis has always been a fighter.
Not literally. Hopefully not, at least, because of the NBA's fines for fighting and sensitivity toward all that for its image, etc.
But Glen Davis has overcome a lot to get where he is at. And this year has been a breakout season for him as he has taken a prominent role on a team for the first time in his career. A sprained shoulder suffered in mid-December has derailed that a bit, but Davis appears on track for a recovery, shooting around a bit after practice on Thursday. It was the first time Davis went through shooting and dunking drills since the injury.
Davis is certainly still a big guy. But he has worked very hard for this opportunity with the Magic this year and he has worked himself into the best shape of his career.
How has he done that?
Orlando has long used boxing as an offseason training regimen to break up the montony of weight training, cardio drills and on-court work. Davis should feel right at home if he ...