Gold medal by Anthony Davis completes one of the most decorated years of any basketball player ever

Anthony Davis
 

didn’t play a lot for Team USA in its gold-medal run, but he made history on Sunday nonetheless.  With the United States’ thrilling 107-100 victory over Spain in the gold-medal game of the 2012 Olympics, the former Wildcat star is now the youngest gold medalist in American basketball Olympic history. He’s also the 10th Wildcat to win a gold medal and first since in 2008 ( was awarded a medal by the President of the United States due to the U.S. boycott of the 1980 Moscow Games).  “It’s a great feeling,” Davis said. “It feels like the national championship all over. Being on the court with these guys jumping up and down after we won with LeBron and Kobe, KD, Melo, all the players on the team, a great feeling.”  The gold medal completes one of the most decorated years of any basketball player ever.

 

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