Nba Draft: Anthony Davis Learned How To Play Big When He Had To Play Small

CHICAGO – In the ever-evolving NBA, size hasn’t necessarily been devalued; rather, the number of quality players towering over their counterparts has diminished immensely. But the desire to find a potentially franchise-altering big man remains the same — perhaps more than ever in a league dominated by point guards — and the New Orleans Hornets will have a rare opportunity to draft a potentially dominant, shot-blocking forward who just happened to be a 6-foot-2 guard three years ago.

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  • UK has the look of future a No. 1 - SI.com
    Anthony Davis (who had seven blocks and helped ... medical examinations at the NBA Draft combine next ... the best starting lineup in the Big 12, ...
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    Belmont's Craig Bradshaw could return for next game - Tennessean
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    ... at the chance to be an NBA first-round draft pick ... 1 seeds, won three Big East titles and ... usual stellar haul in 6-10 forward Anthony ...
    12/17/2014 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Underappreciated Marquette earning its place among hoops elite - SI.com
    ... alone in second place in the Big East with ... state of Texas to the first round of the NBA draft. ... • Remember when Anthony Davis looked ...
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  • Valiant effort falls short as Kansas runs out of magic in title game - SI.com
    Morris soon declared for the NBA draft, along with ... and consensus player of the year Anthony Davis. ... to his native New Jersey to play at ...
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • PBT’s NBA Power Rankings: It’s the Warriors world
    The Sixers are playing hard, but they fall back to the bottom slot.
    12/15/2014 - 4:11 pm | View Link
  • NBA scores 2014: Kobe's latest milestone and 3 things we learned from Sunday's NBA action
    A milestone-breaking night from Kobe, the latest big win for OKC and more from Sunday night's action in the NBA. Kobe Bryant took sole possession of third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list Sunday night with a 26-point effort in the Los Angeles Lakers ' 100-94 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves . Kobe passed Michael Jordan on a pair of free throws in the second quarter and now has 32,310 ...
    12/15/2014 - 8:09 am | View Link
  • How Anthony Davis became the scariest force in the NBA
    © D. Clarke Evans/NBAE/Getty Images Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans drives against the San Antonio Spurs Nov. 8 in San Antonio, Texas. Scaring opponents is one thing, and New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis has been doing plenty of that of late.
    11/21/2014 - 1:23 am | View Link
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  • Morning shootaround — Dec. 10
    C’mon, Magic | Rodman questions Knicks’ blueprint | Best customers for Brooklyn fire sale | Davis leads early Most Improved ... Rodman weighed in on the team’s poor play Tuesday, questioning whether Carmelo Anthony was the right fit for the Knicks ...
    12/10/2014 - 1:02 am | View Link
  • How Anthony Davis became the scariest force in the NBA
    Scaring opponents is one thing, and New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis ... They're paying me to play.' AD is the same way, 'They're paying me to do this. This is crazy.'" The truly crazy part, of course, is that Davis is just getting started.
    11/20/2014 - 3:52 pm | View Link
  • NBA scores 2014: Anthony Davis arrives and 3 other things we learned from the NBA's opening night
    New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis had been a popular breakout pick in league circles long before Tuesday. Now it's easy to see why. The No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft ... a big breakaway slam just minutes into the contest. However, this play under ...
    10/29/2014 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • Fantasy: Anthony Davis Over LeBron James at No. 2
    People who play fantasy basketball ... New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis did, too. Now entering his third year, Davis has made it clear that, for the first time in a long time, the top three picks in this year’s draft will carry massive value ...
    10/5/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 5 Reasons Why Anthony Davis Should Win 2014 NBA Most Improved Player
    April 18, 2014 1:22 pm EDT by Nathan Grubel Anthony Davis ... that Davis has grown in one season from being a high draft pick with upside to a flat-out star player. Here are five reasons why Davis should be named the 2014 NBA Most Improved Player.
    04/18/2014 - 7:20 am | View Link
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    The official site of the National Basketball Association. Includes news, features, multimedia, player profiles, chat transcripts, schedules and statistics.
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  • Anthony Davis (basketball)
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