Found July 26, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Clearly recovered from suffering an MCL sprain and bruise to his left knee in April, New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis thrived in Thursday’s Team USA Showcase. Shooting 10-of-13 from the field, the 20-year-old Davis tallied 22 points and seven rebounds in 27 minutes of action. Taken first overall out of Kentucky in 2012, the 6-foot-10, 220 pound Davis averaged 13.5 points, 8.2 boards and 1.8 blocks over 64 games as a Hornet (27-55). However, hindered by various injuries the entire season, the former Wildcat must add muscle and become more powerful. Routinely approaching double-doubles as an All-Rookie First … Continue reading →
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