Anthony Davis scored a dozen points without so much as a single dribble

Anthony Davis - Mark Blinch | Reuteres
Anthony Davis – Mark Blinch | Reuteres

has a good life with Team USA. In his first prolonged stint of Olympic action, the 19-year-old top pick scored a dozen points without so much as a single dribble.  Seriously, all five of his buckets were lob dunks — and his two free throws came when he was fouled on a tip jam attempt.  But the flashy lobfest wasn’t all Davis brought to the game. He was active around the rim, seemed to know where to be on both ends and hardly looked physically overmatched against grown men. Against the worst team in the Olympic field, he looked pretty sharp.   Yet after the game, Deron Williams, while praising Davis, said “he doesn’t even really know how to play the game yet.”

 

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