Anthony Marshon Davis Jr., also known as AD for short, is an American professional basketball player with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He plays in the attacking and center position. Davis is an eight-time NBA All-Star and has been named to four NBA Premier League teams and four NBA Defense teams. In his first season with the Lakers, he won the NBA championship in 2020. Davis played a season of college basketball for the University of Kentucky, when he was the first US and national football team. Deal of the year. He also won the USBWA First Year Student of the Year Award, the NABC Defensive Player of the Year and Pete Newell's Big Man Award. Davis led the NCAA in the blocks and set up one-season interceptors during the NCAA Southeast and Division I Conference. NCAA.
|Born||March 11, 1993, Chicago, Illinois|
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in|
|Listed weight||253 lb|
|High school||Perspectives Charter, (Chicago, Illinois)|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|NBA draft||2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1, New Orleans Hornets|
|Team||Los Angeles Lakers|
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NBA power forward/center who was drafted first overall in 2012 and spent his first seven NBA seasons with the New Orleans Hornets before a 2019 trade sent him to the Los Angeles Lakers. He won his first NBA championship with the Lakers in 2020.
He began his high school career at Perspectives Charter School as a guard, standing at 6'0" his freshman year. A growth spurt over the next three years enabled him to become a unique forward, standing around 6'8" with guard-like quickness. He'd reached about 6'10" by the time he began his college career at the University of Kentucky.
He played just one year of college basketball at Kentucky, earning the 2012 National Player of the Year award while leading his team to a 38-2 record and an NCAA Championship. He set a record by scoring 52 points at the 2017 NBA All-Star Game and he was named the game's MVP.
He was raised with two sisters, Antoinette and Lesha.
He was teammates with Kobe Bryant on the Olympic gold-medal winning U.S. basketball team in 2012.
- Draft selection of the New Orleans Hornets
- Players of New Orleans Pelicans
- New Orleans Hornets players
- Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball player
- Olympic gold medal for the United States in basketball
- Basketball players at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Los Angeles Lakers players
- Stars of the National Basketball Association
- United States men's basketball team players
- The twins are from the United States
Latest information about Anthony Davis updated on June 14 2021.