Mother of Anthony Davis remembers last Mother’s Day vividly

Anthony Davis’s mother and sister honored his celebrated bit of facial hair during Kentucky’s win Saturday night - photo by Rachel Berman
’s mother and sister – photo by Rachel Berman

Erainer Davis remembers last Mother’s Day vividly.  There’s a daily reminder of it, reinforced by the comments of family, friends and others in her native Chicago, where she and her family live.

Last year with her son, Anthony, set to be the No. 1 pick in the draft by the New Orleans Hornets, she was summoned to Lexington, Ky., to help Anthony pick out a car. When she arrived, there was a slight change in plans.

“He told me he wanted me to pick out a car for me,” she said. “I said, ‘But I already have a car.’ He said, ‘I want you to pick out one.’ ”

So she picked a Chrysler 300.

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