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Anthony Davis | Center/Forward

Team: New Orleans Pelicans
Age / DOB:  (21) / 3/11/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'10' / 220
College: Kentucky
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Anthony Davis averaged 12.3 points, 6.6 boards, 0.8 assists, 0.9 steals and 2.1 blocks in just 20 minutes per game at the FIBA World Cup.
Those blocks are good for a per-36-minute average of 3.8 and Davis was a big reason why Team USA did well defending the rim. He's 21 years old and it seems only an injury can keep him down. Sep 15 - 1:01 PM

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Anthony Davis had 21 points, nine rebounds, two assists, two steals, and one block in Team USA's 98-71 win against New Zealand on Tuesday.

Davis lead Team USA in scoring against the Kiwis and has looked like the best player on the team thus far at the World Cup of Basketball. He's reportedly put on 10 pounds of muscle this offseason and has solidified himself as Top 5 fantasy pick with Top 3 upside entering fall drafts.
Source: FIBA.com
Sep 2 - 1:35 PM

Anthony Davis had 17 points, four rebounds and zero blocks in Saturday's easy Team USA 114-55 win over Finland.

Davis was great, despite the yawner of a stat line, and he's been going at No. 2, over LeBron James, in many of the early drafts we've taken part in. Klay Thompson was great with 18 points and four 3-pointers to lead the team in scoring, while teammate Stephen Curry struggled, hitting just 1-of-6 shots, missing all five of his 3-pointers and scoring just four points in the blowout.
Aug 30 - 5:16 PM

Anthony Davis said on Thursday that he loves playing for Team USA basketball.

"Some guys look at it as they don't get paid, so you don't have to play or whatever," Davis said. "I love playing the game of basketball and any time I get a chance to represent my country, especially for all the servicemen and women who do so much for us, I think it's a great opportunity to show your appreciation." He has looked amazing in the exhibition games and is probably Team USA's most talented player. If you want him in your fantasy league, it'll cost you a top-three pick.
Source: USA Today
Aug 29 - 9:28 AM

Pelicans head coach and Team USA assistant coach Monty Williams spoke glowingly of Anthony Davis' play this summer.

While he'll get to see Davis up close and personal for the entire 2014-15 season, Williams has gotten a sneak peek at Davis' play this summer as an assistant coach for Team USA. "You seldom say there’s a better player on the floor," Williams said. "That’s got to help him from a confidence standpoint." Davis has solidified himself as a Top 5 fantasy pick heading into 2014-15 drafts and it's getting to the point where you can draft him No. 2 overall without being mocked by fellow owners.
Aug 28 - 1:56 PM

Anthony Davis dominated during Team USA's win over Slovenia on Tuesday, racking up 18 points, 11 rebounds, four steals and four blocks in under 20 minutes.

Davis has cemented himself as the cornerstone of Team USA's frontcourt, and his length gave the Slovenian team fits all game. The U.S. won by 30 points in their final exhibition before the FIBA World Cup begins in earnest -- they'll open the tournament with games vs. Finland on Saturday and Turkey on Sunday.
Aug 26 - 4:11 PM

Anthony Davis, Derrick Rose, Stephen Curry and James Harden headlined the release of the 2014 Team USA Basketball roster on Friday.

Klay Thompson, Kyrie Irving, DeMar DeRozan, Kenneth Faried, and DeMarcus Cousins all made the squad, though Cousins' status appeared to be in doubt for much of the time. Rudy Gay and Andre Drummond also made the team, as did the ever-so-controversial Mason Plumlee. Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward were among the final cuts. Team USA will be the favorites in Spain, but this is undeniably one of the weaker teams we've seen in a while.
Aug 23 - 2:39 AM

The official 12-man Team USA roster is expected to be announced on Saturday.

There is a twist to this story as USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski are reportedly still debating whether they will bring 12, 13, or 14 of their current 16 players to Spain. Bringing the additional players would give the pair an extra week to evaluate their guys, as the final 12-man roster does not need to be submitted until August 29. Stay tuned.
Source: NBC Sports
Aug 22 - 6:54 PM

Coach Mike Krzyzewski said Anthony Davis will have more opportunities to score with Team USA.

With the team missing Paul George (leg) and Kevin Durant, Davis may be the team's best weapon, and may be the most important guy on the team with its lack of frontcourt depth. He's a stud already as he heads into his third season and you can make a case for him as the No. 2 player in dynasty fantasy formats.
Source: USAB.com
Aug 19 - 9:14 PM

Anthony Davis finished with 20 points, seven rebounds and four blocks in Team USA's 95-78 win over Brazil on Saturday.

He did limp off the court with a minor injury, but he's fine. Davis looked like a superstar out there and was clearly the best player on the court. If he's healthy, Davis could turn in one of the best statistical performances of any power forward in recent memory. His coaches were probably watching and are already drawing up plays for him. If you want him in your fantasy league, you'll definitely have to spend a top-three pick.
Aug 16 - 11:26 PM

Anthony Davis will not be practicing with Team USA on Friday, as he woke up with a stiff neck.

This sounds extremely minor, and nothing should be read into this. Davis is a lock to make the US squad as the team's starting center, and he is primed to have another fantastic fantasy season. Davis will be a top-3 pick in this year’s fantasy drafts, and you could make the argument for taking him No. 1 overall.
Aug 15 - 3:15 PM

Anthony Davis is expected to be in the starting five for team USA's exhibition game against Brazil on Saturday, according to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports.

Spears also mentioned that Coach K would not publicly name a starting five at this time, but sources close to him say that Davis, along with Derrick Rose, Stephen Curry, and James Harden will be four out of the five to begin the game for team USA. None of these names are a surprise, especially Davis, who is expected to see the most minutes out of any team USA big man on the roster.
Aug 14 - 5:22 PM

Team USA teammate James Harden praised Anthony Davis' development in a recent interview.

"[Davis] looks a lot stronger," Harden said. "When he came into the league, he was still young. He was already skilled, but was frail, kind of like [Kevin Durant] was when he got to the NBA. [Davis] just was able to put more weight on himself and get stronger. You can see his development every single day." There have been numerous reports this offseason that Davis now boasts of a bulkier frame, as he's tacked on roughly 15 pounds of muscle. Davis has also been polishing up his offensive game, adding a corner 3-point shot, additional post moves, and a pull-up jumper to his already impressive arsenal. Davis will not make it out of the first round in fantasy drafts this year.
Source: NBA.com
Aug 4 - 4:43 PM

Kevin Durant said Anthony Davis is "next in line" to win MVP.

If anyone besides LeBron James is a threat to unseat Durant as MVP, Davis is definitely one of the first players to come to mind. He exploded last season, averaging 20.0 points, 10.0 boards, 2.8 blocks and 1.3 steals in 67 games, but injuries have occurred a little too often.
Source: NBA.com
Jul 30 - 4:55 PM

Anthony Davis has been hitting the weight room hard this offseason, and he has made it one of his goals to put on some size for the 2014-15 season.

"I knew that I needed to get stronger," said Davis. "So [hitting the weight room] was definitely one of the top priorities on the list... It’s given me more ability to attack the basket, finish through contact and make sure guys don’t knock me off my line when I’m driving to the basket. Or if I’m posting up or playing post defense. All of that matters, when it comes to strength." Davis had a fantastic sophomore season with the Pelicans, averaging 20.8 points, 10.0 rebounds, and 2.8 blocks per game. The sky's the limit for Davis, and he'll be a first round selection for the 2014-15 fantasy season.
Source: NBA.com
Jul 25 - 5:36 PM

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