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After getting minutes vs. Nigeria, Anthony Davis sits in Team USA’s close win over Lithuania

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Granted, we came into this Olympics with the understanding that Anthony Davis was the last man on the bench of a loaded Team USA roster, but the former Kentucky star and No. 1 overall pick to the New Orleans Hornets saw some good minutes in the Americans’ 156-73 rout of Nigeria this week. He was, [more]

Anthony Davis signs endorsement deal with Nike

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Nike, king of the basketball shoe world with its 95-percent market share, has just inked another top draft pick, signing No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis to a lucrative endorsement deal, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. Davis is coming off a stellar freshman season at Kentucky, winning a national title, national player of the year [more]

Blake Griffin’s knee injury gives Anthony Davis another shot on Team USA

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The injury bug has struck the Team USA frontcourt again, but it now, perhaps, gives former Kentucky star Anthony Davis a shot at Olympic gold. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin twisted his knee during a Team USA scrimmage and has been sent home for evaluation, forcing team officials [more]

Anthony Davis injured, out of Olympics contention

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Four days ago, Anthony Davis was selected with the first pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. With Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum and Chris Bosh missing the Olympics, many believed that meant that the newest New Orleans Hornet would have a very real shot at backing up Tyson Chandler as Team USA’s center in this summer’s [more]

NBA draft breakdown: The top 10 power forwards

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All this week at CBT, we’ll be spotlighting the top players at each position for the 2012 NBA draft. Monday featured the top point guards; Tuesday was the shooting guards; Wednesday the small forwards. Today? The power forwards. 1. Anthony Davis (Kentucky) Davis is widely regarded as the top pick in this month’s draft and [more]