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VIDEO: Spike Lee, NBA 2K16 chronicle Anthony Davis’ rise to stardom

Similar to the ads NBA 2K16 created for Stephen Curry and James Harden, in a new commercial for the game, Spike Lee tells the life story of Anthony Davis.

Similar to the ads 2K16 created for Stephen Curry and James Harden, in a new commercial for the game, Spike Lee tells the life story of forwardAnthony Davis.

Starting with a quote from Davis expressing his interest in becoming one of the greatest ever to play, the ad follows the Pelicans big man from his unheralded beginning in high school to Kentucky and ends with the impact he is already making in the NBA.

From NBA 2K16:

Narrated by Spike Lee, The Rise is the story of a kid who rose to be drafted #1 in the NBA after a childhood where he tried to get any game he could find. This is the story of a player who, when it's all said and done, wants to be in the conversation for greatest ever. This is the story of NBA 2K16 cover athlete, .

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.

 

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