Posts tagged "anthony davis"

Sizing up Bulls Draft pick Marquis Teague

Derrick Rose.  Tyreke Evans.  John Wall.  Brandon Knight.  The lineage of John Calipari-coached point guards is beyond impressive.  That tradition continues with McDonald’s All-American and one-and-done Marquis Teague from Kentucky. Teague is one of six players from Lexington who were drafted this year.  He was joined by fellow Wildcats Anthony Davis,  Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (who went... Read more »

Likely #1 NBA Draft pick a Chicago product (Anthony Davis video)

Likely #1 NBA Draft pick a Chicago product (Anthony Davis video)
A couple years ago, Anthony Davis was a lightly recruited guard at Charter Perspectives High School in Chicago, Ill. Then he grew over half a foot, and became a big man prospect with guard skills. The rare combination of attributes led to his shooting up the recruiting rankings. He became a McDonald’s All-American, won all... Read more »

Chicago native Anthony Davis takes home National player of the year award, and unibrow

Chicago native Anthony Davis takes home National player of the year award, and unibrow
Look for this to be the first of many. Kentucky Wildcats center Anthony Davis, who did his prep ball in Chicago at Charter Perspectives to sweep the college basketball national player of the year awards. The Wooden and Naismith awards will soon belong to the soon-to-be-one-and-done phenom from Lexington to the NBA. We currently have... Read more »
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McDonald's All-American Game Tonight at the United Center

Kobe. Jordan. Dwight Howard. Derrick Rose. Before they went on to NBA greatness, they all played in it, the nation’s premier high school all-star game. Tonight, the United Center– home of the Chicago Bulls will host the 2011 McDonald’s All-American Game. The Michael Jordan statue outside the UC is adorned with MJ’s jersey from his... Read more »

Local McDonald's All-American Anthony Davis Put up a Quadruple Double

A year or so ago, Kentucky Wildcats recruit and McDonald’s All-American Anthony Davis wasn’t on anyone’s short list of blue-chip college basketball prospects. But after growing seven inches in a year, today he now fInds himself the #2 overall recruit in the nation (Duke commit Austin Rivers is #1) for the class of 2011. I... Read more »