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Anthony Davis

24-Year-Old       New Orleans Pelicans

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

27.4

REB

10.7

AST

2.4

STL

1.3

BLK

2.1

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Davis' career has been marred by injuries, missing at least 14 games in every year prior to the 2016-17 campaign. However, he finally put together nearly a full season without missing extended time, playing in a career-high 75 games, which rewarded owners that opted to selec...

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HT: 6' 11"   WT: 250 lbs   DOB: 3/11/1993  College: Kentucky   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #1 Overall in 2012   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a five-year, $145 million contract extension with the Pelicans in July of 2015. Contract runs through the 2020-21 season.

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Davis finished with 45 points (17-34 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 10-11 FT), 17 rebounds, five steals, five blocks and two assists in 41 minutes during Friday's 124-123 victory over the Heat.

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Anthony Davis NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 19 NOP 64 28.8 13.5 8.2 1.0 1.2 1.8 0.0 51.6 75.1 1.4 2.6 5.6 0.1 0.0 5.5 10.6 2.6 3.5
2013-14 20 NOP 67 35.2 20.8 10.0 1.6 1.3 2.8 0.0 51.9 79.1 1.6 3.1 7.0 0.1 22.2 7.8 15.0 5.2 6.6
2014-15 21 NOP 68 36.1 24.4 10.2 2.2 1.5 2.9 0.0 53.5 80.5 1.4 2.5 7.7 0.2 8.3 9.4 17.6 5.5 6.8
2015-16 22 NOP 61 35.5 24.3 10.3 1.9 1.3 2.0 0.6 49.3 75.8 2.0 2.1 8.1 1.8 32.4 9.2 18.6 5.3 7.0
2016-17 23 NOP 75 36.1 28.0 11.8 2.1 1.3 2.2 0.5 50.5 80.2 2.4 2.3 9.5 1.8 29.9 10.3 20.3 6.9 8.6
2017-18 24 NOP 51 36.4 27.4 10.7 2.4 1.3 2.1 0.8 54.1 82.0 2.1 2.4 8.3 2.1 36.7 10.0 18.6 6.5 7.9
Rest Of Season Projections 24 NOP 23 37.4 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Anthony Davis
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Anthony Davis NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 3 40.0 41.3 14.0 2.0 3.3 2.3 2.7 58.4 81.3 2.0 2.7 11.3 4.3 61.5 15.0 25.7 8.7 10.7
Last 30 Days 10 37.1 30.9 12.1 2.6 2.0 2.4 1.4 49.4 81.7 2.7 1.8 10.3 3.4 41.2 11.4 23.1 6.7 8.2
Last 5 Games 5 36.6 30.6 12.2 1.8 2.4 2.0 1.6 50.9 79.5 2.2 2.0 10.2 3.6 44.4 11.4 22.4 6.2 7.8
Last 10 Games 10 37.1 30.9 12.1 2.6 2.0 2.4 1.4 49.4 81.7 2.7 1.8 10.3 3.4 41.2 11.4 23.1 6.7 8.2
Last 20 Games 20 38.4 29.8 11.6 2.6 1.8 2.1 0.9 51.4 83.9 2.1 2.6 9.0 2.5 36.7 11.1 21.5 6.8 8.1

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Anthony Davis
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Feb 14 LAL 139-117 33 42 15 3 3 2 1 15 18 10 11 2 2 3 12 2
Feb 12 @DET 103-118 37 38 10 1 1 2 2 14 24 7 7 3 6 1 9 1
Feb 10 @BKN 128-138 50 44 17 2 6 3 3 16 35 9 14 3 5 4 13 2
Feb 9 @PHI 100-82 28 14 8 0 1 0 0 6 19 2 3 0 3 0 8 2
Feb 5 UTA 109-133 35 15 11 3 1 3 5 6 16 3 4 0 2 2 9 2
Feb 3 @MIN 118-107 36 38 9 1 2 1 2 16 30 5 5 1 4 5 4 1
Feb 2 @OKC 100-114 38 43 10 0 3 1 5 17 34 6 8 3 6 0 10 4
Jan 30 SAC 103-114 36 23 13 5 1 6 4 6 16 9 10 2 3 0 13 1
Jan 28 LAC 103-112 41 25 17 6 2 1 4 8 17 9 12 0 2 2 15 3
Jan 26 HOU 115-113 37 27 11 5 0 5 1 10 22 7 8 0 1 1 10 2
Jan 24 @CHA 96-101 37 19 6 4 3 2 1 7 16 5 5 0 0 1 5 3
Jan 22 CHI 132-128 43 34 9 5 2 1 2 14 23 6 8 0 0 3 6 6
Jan 20 MEM 111-104 38 21 12 2 0 2 2 7 13 7 8 0 0 2 10 3
Jan 17 @ATL 94-93 38 8 7 3 1 2 0 2 8 4 6 0 0 1 6 2
Jan 16 @BOS 113-116 45 45 16 2 1 2 1 16 34 13 15 0 3 8 8 2
Jan 14 @NYK 118-123 50 48 17 0 4 3 4 17 30 12 15 2 6 6 11 2
Jan 12 POR 119-113 41 36 9 2 0 2 2 16 23 4 4 0 1 5 4 3
Jan 10 @MEM 105-102 Did Not Play
Jan 8 DET 112-109 27 30 10 1 0 1 0 12 14 5 6 1 1 2 8 1
Jan 6 @MIN 116-98 36 16 9 2 1 2 1 5 12 6 6 0 1 1 8 1
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Jan 3 @UTA 98-108 41 29 15 4 3 1 2 11 26 6 6 1 3 4 11 2
Dec 30 NYK 103-105 36 31 9 1 0 5 3 11 24 9 12 0 4 2 7 3
Dec 29 DAL 120-128 42 33 5 2 2 0 1 12 22 8 8 1 4 0 5 3
Dec 27 BKN 128-113 32 33 11 2 1 6 1 11 19 7 8 4 4 4 7 0
Dec 23 @MIA 94-109 32 17 6 3 1 4 1 5 11 6 8 1 1 1 5 1
Dec 22 @ORL 97-111 31 20 11 0 1 1 0 10 14 0 1 0 1 2 9 3
Dec 19 @WAS 116-106 37 37 9 1 1 0 2 11 21 14 15 1 3 5 4 1
Dec 15 @DEN 117-111 44 28 12 1 1 5 3 12 22 4 4 0 1 2 10 0
Dec 13 MIL 115-108 36 25 10 2 0 4 2 10 16 5 5 0 1 3 7 3
Dec 11 @HOU 130-123 Did Not Play
Dec 10 PHI 131-124 40 29 8 4 1 5 3 11 19 6 9 1 1 1 7 5
Dec 8 SAC 109-116 31 18 6 2 0 0 2 5 12 8 8 0 1 3 3 0
Dec 6 DEN 123-114 Did Not Play
Dec 4 GSW 115-125 Did Not Play
Dec 2 @POR 116-123 Did Not Play
Dec 1 @UTA 114-108 32 19 10 1 2 1 2 9 14 1 4 0 0 1 9 0
Nov 29 MIN 102-120 18 17 5 0 0 0 2 7 13 3 3 0 0 1 4 2
Nov 25 @GSW 110-95 39 30 15 2 0 2 1 12 22 6 8 0 2 4 11 1
Nov 24 @PHO 91-115 26 23 9 2 0 1 1 9 12 5 7 0 0 4 5 0
Nov 22 SAS 107-90 35 29 11 4 1 0 1 11 17 7 7 0 0 0 11 3
Nov 20 OKC 114-107 45 36 15 3 0 2 7 9 19 18 22 0 1 1 14 3
Nov 17 @DEN 146-114 21 17 5 2 1 0 0 7 11 3 5 0 1 1 4 0
Nov 15 TOR 116-125 34 19 5 1 3 1 2 8 15 2 2 1 1 2 3 5
Nov 13 ATL 106-105 38 13 10 7 2 4 5 5 7 3 5 0 1 2 8 2
Nov 11 LAC 111-103 40 25 10 5 2 2 1 9 15 7 9 0 0 2 8 0
Nov 9 @TOR 122-118 38 18 7 2 2 2 0 6 14 5 6 1 4 1 6 2
Nov 7 @IND 112-117 41 37 14 4 1 2 2 14 18 5 8 4 5 3 11 1
Nov 4 @CHI 90-96 41 27 16 0 0 3 2 11 17 4 4 1 2 2 14 1
Nov 3 @DAL 94-99 40 30 13 4 1 3 4 10 19 10 12 0 2 1 12 4
Nov 1 MIN 98-104 43 24 10 6 3 1 2 8 18 8 11 0 3 3 7 2
Oct 30 ORL 99-115 41 39 10 2 0 3 2 13 20 13 15 0 2 3 7 1
Oct 28 CLE 123-101 36 30 14 2 1 3 0 11 22 6 6 2 4 4 10 5
Oct 26 @SAC 106-114 Did Not Play
Oct 24 @POR 103-93 5 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Oct 22 @LAL 112-119 39 27 17 3 3 3 3 9 18 8 10 1 5 3 14 1
Oct 20 GSW 120-128 40 35 15 5 3 1 4 15 21 2 5 3 4 5 10 1
Oct 18 @MEM 103-91 40 33 18 0 0 1 5 9 23 14 17 1 2 7 11 5
Anthony Davis Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Anthony Davis – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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True Shooting Percentage

62.0%

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In 2017-18, Anthony Davis has a true shooting percentage of 62.0%.

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Anthony Davis NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 19 NOP 64 36.0 16.9 10.2 1.2 1.5 2.2 0.0 51.6 75.1 1.7 3.2 7.0 0.1 0.0 6.8 13.2 3.3 4.4
2013-14 20 NOP 67 36.0 21.3 10.3 1.6 1.4 2.9 0.0 51.9 79.1 1.7 3.2 7.1 0.1 22.2 8.0 15.3 5.3 6.7
2014-15 21 NOP 68 36.0 24.3 10.2 2.2 1.5 2.9 0.0 53.5 80.5 1.4 2.5 7.7 0.2 8.3 9.4 17.6 5.4 6.8
2015-16 22 NOP 61 36.0 24.6 10.4 1.9 1.3 2.1 0.6 49.3 75.8 2.0 2.2 8.3 1.8 32.4 9.3 18.9 5.4 7.2
2016-17 23 NOP 75 36.0 27.9 11.8 2.1 1.2 2.2 0.5 50.5 80.2 2.4 2.3 9.5 1.8 29.9 10.2 20.3 6.9 8.6
2017-18 24 NOP 51 36.0 27.0 10.6 2.4 1.3 2.1 0.8 54.1 82.0 2.1 2.4 8.2 2.1 36.7 9.9 18.3 6.4 7.8
Rest Of Season Projections 24 NOP 23 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Anthony Davis
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Anthony Davis NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 19 NOP 64 1846 867 522 63 75 112 0 51.6 75.1 89 165 357 6 0.0 349 676 169 225
2013-14 20 NOP 67 2358 1394 673 105 89 189 2 51.9 79.1 109 207 466 9 22.2 522 1005 348 440
2014-15 21 NOP 68 2455 1656 696 149 100 200 1 53.5 80.5 95 173 523 12 8.3 642 1199 371 461
2015-16 22 NOP 61 2164 1481 627 116 78 125 35 49.3 75.8 121 130 497 108 32.4 560 1136 326 430
2016-17 23 NOP 75 2708 2099 884 157 94 167 40 50.5 80.2 181 172 712 134 29.9 770 1526 519 647
2017-18 24 NOP 51 1858 1396 548 124 68 108 40 54.1 82.0 106 124 424 109 36.7 512 947 332 405
Rest Of Season Projections 24 NOP 23 860 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Anthony Davis
2017-18 Projections 24 NOP 75 2621 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Anthony Davis

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Anthony Davis NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2012-13 19 NOP 64 28.8 55.9 51.6 6.8 9.6 0.7 18.2
2013-14 20 NOP 67 35.2 58.2 52.0 7.4 7.7 1.0 26.4
2014-15 21 NOP 68 36.1 59.1 53.6 9.1 5.8 1.6 30.3
2015-16 22 NOP 61 35.5 55.9 50.8 7.4 7.7 1.0 26.7
2016-17 23 NOP 75 36.1 58.0 51.8 7.3 8.4 0.9 31.1
2017-18 24 NOP 51 36.4 62.0 56.2 9.1 7.8 1.2 32.0
Rest Of Season Projections 24 NOP 23 37.4 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Anthony Davis
2017-18 Projections 24 NOP 75 34.9 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Anthony Davis

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Anthony Davis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Davis produced 12 points (6-9 FG, 0-1 3Pt), two rebounds and one assist in 16 minutes during Sunday's 148-145 victory over Team Stephen in the All-Star game.

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Davis scored 42 points (15-18 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 10-11 FT), grabbed 15 rebounds, collected three assists, snatched four steals, and recorded two blocks across 33 minutes Wednesday in New Orleans' win over Los Angeles.

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Davis (groin) returned to Wednesday's game against the Lakers, Will Guillory of the Times-Picayune reports.

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Davis suffered a right groin injury during Wednesday's game against the Lakers and is questionable to return, Will Guillory of the Times-Picayune reports.

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Davis collected 38 points (14-24 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 7-7 FT), 10 rebounds, two blocks, one assist and one steal across 37 minutes in Monday's 118-103 victory over the Pistons.

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Davis posted 44 points (16-35 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 9-14 FT), 17 rebounds, six steals, three blocks and two assists across 50 minutes in Saturday's 138-128 win over the Nets.

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Davis totaled 14 points (6-19 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 2-3 FT), eight rebounds and one steal across 28 minutes during a 100-82 loss to the 76ers on Friday.

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The Pacers vs. Pelicans game has been postponed to a later date due to unfit floor conditions.

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Davis had 15 points (6-16 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists, three blocks, and one steal in 35 minutes during Monday's 133-109 loss to the Jazz.

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Davis scored 38 points (16-30 FG, 1-4 3PT, 5-5 FT) to go with nine rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block in 36 minutes during Saturday's 118-107 loss to Minnesota.

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Davis finished with 43 points (17-34 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 6-8 FT), 10 rebounds, three steals and one block in 38 minutes during Friday's 114-100 victory over the Thunder.

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Davis dropped 23 points (6-16 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 9-10 FT), 13 rebounds, six blocks, five assists, and one steal in 36 minutes during Tuesday's 114-103 loss to the Kings.

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2017-18

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2016-17

Davisí averages this past season of 24.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.9 assists and 1.3 steals were remarkably similar to what he had posted the previous year, but it somehow registered as a disappointment for most fantasy owners. The 23-year-old was touted as a No. 1 overall pick in some leagues, with his most ardent supporters forecasting overall improvement in his fourth NBA season and projecting him to see more time after missing 14 games in 2014-15. However, with the injury-battered Pelicans frequently playing without three of their key backcourt pieces in Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans and Eric Gordon at various points in the season, Davis took on more responsibilities closer to the perimeter, which had a negative effect on his stat lines. His turnover rate spiked to a career-high 2.0 per game and his three-point attempts picked up considerably, with Davis hoisting 108 treys (and hitting them at a 32.4% clip) after attempting 27 combined in his first three seasons in the NBA. The dalliance with the outside shot resulted in Davisí field-goal percentage dropping below 50 percent for the first time in his career. The downturn in efficiency was the least of Davisí problems, however, as the big man was still providing ample value across the board to fantasy owners. Instead, it was health issues that were again the primary culprit for Davis, who suited up for a career-low 61 games. In addition, Davis left seven games early due to injury, often making him a difficult player to trust in weekly and DFS formats. Davis would get shut down for good in March after it was revealed that he was dealing with a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury that heíd been battling since his rookie year, along a sore left knee that would require surgery. The two ailments forced Davis to skip the 2016 Summer Olympics and turn his attention toward getting ready for the 2016-17 season. By all indications, heís progressed well in his recovery and will enter training camp at full health. From a talent standpoint, Davis stacks up well with any player in the league -- for evidence of that, look no further than his 59-point, 20-rebound effort against the Pistons on Feb. 21 -- and his rare ability to contribute in the defensive categories while ranking among the league leaders in scoring makes him a premium fantasy asset. However, with at least 14 games missed in each of his four seasons, itís not necessarily unfair to downgrade him in comparison to other first-round fantasy no-brainers like Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook and James Harden, who possess much more reliable track records in the health department. If you decide to invest in Davis, itís best to buoy your roster with solid reinforcements in the frontcourt in order to help mitigate some of the risk he carries.

2015-16

Davis continued his rapid rise to becoming one of the best players in the NBA with another standout season in 2014-15. New Orleans' franchise player set career highs in every meaningful category, averaging 36 minutes per game over 68 contests. Playing most of the season as a 21-year-old, Davis averaged 24.4 points, 10.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.5 steals, and 2.9 blocks per game. To put those in perspective, Davis led the league on a per-game basis in blocked shots, finished fourth in points, the top-10 in rebounding and field goal percentage (54%), and behind just Paul Millsap in steals per game among power forwards. Entering his fourth season in the league, Davis is still actually younger than 2015 first-round picks Jerian Grant, Delon Wright, and Larry Nance, Jr., while just a few months older than lottery picks Frank Kaminsky and Willie Cauley-Stein. New head coach Alvin Gentry was hired by the Pelicans to ratchet up the offense, which should only mean good things for a dynamic force like Davis. Expect the Kentucky product to remain the focal point of the offensive attack in New Orleans while continuing to terrorize opponents on defense. The only thing that can stop Davis is himself, as he has never played more than 68 games in a season.

2014-15

Davis comes into his third NBA season with sky-high expectations. He made his first All-Star game last season, averaging 20.8 points, 10.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.3 steals, and a league-leading 2.8 blocks in 35 minutes per game. Davis managed to do all that damage while shooting an efficient 52 percent from the floor and 79 percent from the free-throw line. The 21-year-old hasn't reached his peak yet, and seemingly the only thing that can stop him in 2014-15 is his health. Davis missed 15 games last season with back, ankle, finger, and hand issues and only played in 64 games his rookie season with various ailments. He put on muscle this summer to try to avoid injuries, but it remains to be seen how his body will respond after spending the summer with USA Basketball in Spain for the World Cup. Assuming he's healthy, Davis should only continue to improve this year. On a per-36 minute basis, he improved in every counting stat last season, with the exception of steals, where he dropped from 1.5 steals per 36 his rookie year to 1.4 steals as a sophomore. The health of Jrue Holiday, Eric Gordon, and others may detract from Davis' lofty scoring totals, but he should remain the focal point of the Pelicans offense while continuing to anchor the defense by blocking shots and snapping up rebounds.

2013-14

Davis had an injury-riddled rookie campaign, managing to play just 64 games. Despite this, he displayed magnificent potential on both ends of the court, scoring in a wide variety of ways and defensively matching up against some of the top forwards in the league. Davis finished the 2012-13 season with averages of 13.5 points (52 percent from the field, 75 percent from the line), 8.2 rebounds, 1.0 assist, 1.2 steals and 1.8 blocks in 29 minutes per game. Heading into his sophomore year, Davis's potential is sky-high, as his athleticism and knack for the ball on both ends of the court could elevate his game to the elite level as early as this coming season. He was able to put up stellar numbers last season despite playing just 29 minutes per game. With Davis being the clear cornerstone of the Pelicans, and with a new point guard partner Jrue Holiday taking the ball at the helm, one can only imagine how effective Davis can become in his sophomore campaign if given 30-plus minutes per game. He is more than likely to be a valuable fantasy asset in all formats as long as he can remain healthy.

2012-13

Davis was the prize of the 2012 draft and comes to New Orleans brimming with confidence after winning the NCAA title and then returning home from the London Olympics with a gold medal. At 220 lbs., the 19-year-old Davis will need to bulk up to withstand the crowded areas near the hoop, even though heís already considered a good defender. His post up game--heck, his overall offensive game--needs improvement, but he should be able to contribute right away as a rebounder and shot-blocker in the NBA. Improvement will come, but he wonít be finely tuned in just one offseason. Davis showed he can finish pretty effectively at the University of Kentucky, which will help in the pick-and-roll crazy world of the NBA. He joins Ryan Anderson, Robin Lopez, Hakim Warrick and Jason Smith all looking for minutes. Davis and Anderson should get the bulk of the minutes at power forward. If the Hornets want to push the ball, Davis is athletic enough to do that. As a finisher, heíll thrive in an offense that pushes the ball, while disguising the things he doesnít do well. Kentucky coach John Calipari spoke a lot about Davis sacrificing the finer parts of his offensive skill set to help fit into the mold of Kentuckyís team plan last season, and thereís been some talk that Davisí early years in high school as a point guard could mean he has the handles and perimeter game to contribute in several aspects of the game that he wasnít asked to play a part in with Kentucky. If those assertions prove true, Davis could have a higher ceiling in the NBA than what he showed at Kentucky.