Anthony Davis will likely be cut from Team USA

Anthony Davis
Anthony Davis (AP Photo/Kerry Maloney)

From  “With the news that Blake Griffin will make Team USA, it appears unlikely that Anthony Davis will receive a spot on the team. The reality that Griffin– a guy not ideally suited to international play and with no real international experience as an adult– is a lock, is largely, at least in my opinion, the result of Anthony Davis spraining his ankle prior to heading out to Vegas. During the first day of Olympic practice Davis said that his ankle is only at 65-70 percent.  As I noted earlier, Coach K said that “Anthony Davis isn’t ready yet to really… did a little bit of 5 on 0, but he’s not near 100%.”  The brief statement by Coach K made me feel much more pessimistic about the odds of Davis making it than I had previously.”


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