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Anthony Davis
Davis with the New Orleans Pelicans in 2017
No. 3 – Los Angeles Lakers
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born March 11, 1993 (1993-03-11) (age 28)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
High school Perspectives Charter
(Chicago, Illinois)
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 253 lb (115 kg)
Career information
College Kentucky (2011–2012)
NBA Draft 2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the New Orleans Hornets
Pro career 2012–present
League NBA
Career history
2012–2019 New Orleans Hornets / Pelicans
2019–present Los Angeles Lakers
Career highlights and awards
  • 6× NBA All-Star (2014–2019)
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP (2017)
  • 3× All-NBA First Team (2015, 2017, 2018)
  • NBA All-Defensive First Team (2018)
  • 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2015, 2017)
  • 3× NBA blocks leader (2014, 2015, 2018)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2013)
  • NCAA champion (2012)
  • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2012)
  • Consensus national player of the year (2012)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2012)
  • NABC Defensive Player of the Year (2012)
  • USBWA National Freshman of the Year (2012)
  • SEC Player of the Year (2012)
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2012)
  • Jordan Brand Classic co-MVP (2011)
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Anthony Davis, Jr. (born March 11, 1993) is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 2012. He plays power forward and center.

Davis was born on March 11, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois.

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