Anthony Davis making comparisons to Tim Duncan look like an understatement

Anthony Davis - photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty Image
Anthony Davis – photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty Image

He’s just six games into his career, but Davis actually is exceeding expectations if that’s possible. He’s had some durability issues early on, but his efficiency when he’s been on the court has been outstanding. In fact, it’s made comparisons to Tim Duncan look like an understatement.

Again, it’s only six games. But Davis is also in his age-19 season; Duncan was already in his age-21 season as a rookie. The connection between Davis and Duncan goes beyond preseason comparisons — they may be at different ends of their careers, but both players are doing things never seen before at their respective ages.

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