American Basketball Player (1993 – )
Anthony Davis, popularly best-known by his nickname “The Brow” is a basketball player. He currently plays in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers. The NBA is enclosed yearly with an influx of young talents skilled in various aspects of the game—promising acts set to take up the legacy of the likes of LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and others, however creating a reputation for themselves as masters in their special ways. Anthony Davis is one basketball star who has shown the United States over the years the exceptional attribute and unique aptitude he possesses for the sport of basketball. This Olympian is a player of wit, calculative on the court, loveable to fans and continually with a drive to win. We discuss the life of this jock in our Lakers Anthony Davis biography facts, childhood, and private life.
Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Anthony was born on March 11, 1993, to Anthony Davis Sr. (father) and Erainer Davis (mother) in Chicago, Illinois. Davis has a twin sister named Antoinette and an elder sister who is also a basketball player.
Davis attended the ‘Perspectives Charter School’ and played basketball for the college team. His school didn’t provide a lot of attention to athletics and had no gymnasium. Davis and his teammates went to a close-by church for practice. throughout the first days of his high-school basketball, Davis remained unnoticed. By his junior year, he started performing brilliantly. He was rated as the “number one” player by ‘Scout.com.’ ‘Rivals.com’ rated him as the “number two” player. He also attended the University of Kentucky.
Professional Life and Career
Davis played for the Kentucky Wildcats. He was mentioned as the NBA draft 1st overall choice within the 2012 NBA draft. He was conjointly selected by ESPN as a pre-season All-American. Davis was additionally the sole freshman within the ESPN 10-man preseason team.
After less than one month of play, he was mentioned as a potential conference Player of the Year and National Player of the Year. He led the Wildcats to an ideal record of 16-0. The Kentucky Wildcats earned the number one overall seed within the 2012 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. Davis led the team to its eighth NCAA championship. He was named the 2012 Sporting News college basketball player of the Year, he won the U.S Basketball Writers Associations (USBWA) Robertson trophy whereas CBSSports.com named him their national player of the year. He conjointly became the second freshman to win the Associated Press college basketball player of the Year. Davis additionally bagged the Naismith College Player of the Year. Davis was conjointly named first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and conjointly CBSSports.com first-team All-American. within the 2012 NCAA Tournament, Davis won the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player and conjointly was selected to the All-Tournament team, he was conjointly named the USBWA National Freshman of the Year. The NABC Defensive Player of the Year award was conjointly won by him.
As soon as Anthony drafted within the NBA, he started playing for New Orleans Hornets. He signed a three-year contract with Hornets with a price of $16 million. Further, he played his 1st debut match with New Orleans against San Antonio Spurs marking team-high of twenty-one. throughout the NBA All-Star Game Weekend in Feb 2013, Davis participated within the ‘Rising Star Challange’. At the beginning of the 2013-14 season with New Orleans, Davis showed an interesting game against Orlando Magic. additionally, he also holds the record to become the player within the history of the franchise to record twenty-five points and fifteen rebounds. Moreover, he replaced player Kobe Bryant in the 2014 NBA All-Star Game by his fabulous game.
Besides, he signed a 5 years extension contract with New Orleans Hernate which changed its name to New Orlean Pelicans throughout the 2015-16 season. after scoring fifty-nine points in the match against Detroit Pistons, he became the youngest player in history to achieve such a score during a game. Further, he’s awarded several awards throughout his NBA career for his outstanding performance. unfortunately, he has got to face a groin injury in Feb of 2018 when colliding with Julius Randle. Recently, on June 5, 2019, he’s traded to Los Angeles Lakers. The trade completed on July 6, 2019, and he’s presently playing for Los Angeles Lakers. Davis debuted for the Lakers on October 22, 2019, in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers, putting up 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists in 37 minutes of play in a 112–102 loss.
Anthony is presently in a relationship with Marlen. Besides, they haven’t provided any info regarding their dating life. The couple welcomed their daughter named Nala in May of 2018. Currently, Anthony lives his happy life together with his girlfriend and daughter.
Previously, Anthony was in a relationship with a basketball player Brittney Griner. Brittney is presently playing for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women’s National Basketball Asociation.
Salary and Net Worth
As of 2019, he has a net worth of $3o million. His current salary is UNKNOWN. As he has just traded to Los Angeles Lakers, it is still to declare how much is he getting from it. However, in 2018 while with New Orleans, he was getting an annual salary of $5.6 million.
The NBA Anthony Davis stands 6 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 115 kg(253 Ibs). He has got curly black hair. Besides, he hasn’t disclosed his other body measurements.
Anthony Davis’s Biography Facts
- 6× NBA All-Star (2014–2019)
- NBA All-Star Game MVP (2017)
- 3× All-NBA First Team (2015, 2017, 2018)
- NBA All-Defensive First Team (2018)
- 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2015, 2017)
- 3× NBA blocks leader (2014, 2015, 2018)
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (2013)
- NBA Rising Star (2013)
- NCAA champion (2012)
- NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2012)
- National Player of the Year (AP, Naismith, Robertson, Rupp, TSN, Wooden) (2012)
- SEC Player of the Year (2012)
- Consensus first-team All-American (2012)
- Defensive Player of the Year (Driesell & NABC) (2012)
- Freshman of the Year (Macy and USBWA) (2012)
- Pete Newell Big Man Award (2012)
- Jordan Brand Classic Co-MVP (2011)
- High School All-American (Dime, ESPN, Jordan, McDonald’s, Parade, SLAM, USA Today) (2011)
At present, there are no rumors concerning Wilson and his career.