College season prepared Anthony Davis for NBA

Anthony Davis - photo by Tammie Brown |
Anthony Davis – photo by Tammie Brown |

had a dominating performance for the in a season-opening loss to the on Wednesday night.

Davis scored 21 points, grabbed seven boards, made all nine free throw attempts and converted 6 of 12 field goals in the 99-95 loss.

None of this would have occurred had Davis not gone to college for a year.

Davis will go down as one of the best examples to keep rules allowing one-and-dones at a bare minimum for the and the NCAA. Having players stay two years in college would be the optimum for both organizations, but that might be a reach. The National Basketball Players Association held firm on not yielding ground on that subject during the last negotiations and will likely do so going forward.

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