Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis

Basketball Player

Anthony Davis is a professional basketball player from the United States. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers and has earned multiple All-Star selections, Olympic gold medals, and has been named to several All-NBA teams throughout his career.

Full Name
Mar 11, 1993
6′ 10″
Net Worth


Anthony Marshon Davis was born on March 11, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois. His zodiac sign is Pisces and his ethnicity is African American. He was the only child of Anthony Davis Sr. and Erainer Davis. Growing up, Davis' parents instilled in him a strong work ethic and determination to succeed.

Davis attended Perspectives Charter School in Chicago where he quickly gained attention for his basketball skills. He led the school to three consecutive state championships and two national titles. During his senior year he averaged 28 points, 12 rebounds and 8 blocks per game which earned him several accolades including All American honours by Parade Magazine and McDonald's All-American honours. 

Davis declared for the 2012 NBA Draft following his freshman season at the University of Kentucky and was selected first overall by the New Orleans Pelicans. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team at the end of the season after averaging 13.5 points, 8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game - making him one of only four rookies since 1985 to average at least 10 points, 5 rebounds, 1 block per game before turning 20 years old that year. 

In 2017, Davis was selected as an NBA All-Star for the first time after averaging 28 points, 11 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 assists per game - making him the first player since Shaquille O’Neal in 2000 to average more than 28 points, 11 rebounds and 2 blocks per game over a full season. In 2018 he won gold with Team USA at the FIBA World Cup after leading all players with 14 rebounds per game throughout tournament play. 

In 2019 Davis was traded from New Orleans Pelicans to Los Angeles Lakers where he currently plays alongside star LeBron James - forming one of the most powerful duos in recent NBA history.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1993</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Anthony Davis is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 11, 1993, Anthony Davis was born in Chicago, Illinois.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Davis Commits to University of Kentucky</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Davis commits to play college basketball at the University of Kentucky.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins NCAA Championship</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Leads the Kentucky Wildcats to an NCAA championship victory over Kansas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st Pick in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 28, 2012, Davis is drafted first overall by the New Orleans Pelicans.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named All-Star and All-NBA Team Member</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Davis is named to the All-Star and All-NBA teams for the first time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Traded to Los Angeles Lakers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Davis is traded from the Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins NBA Championship with Lakers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lebron James and Anthony Davis lead the Lakers to their 17th NBA championship.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Leader</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Davis is a great leader on and off the court. He leads by example and always has his team’s best interests at heart. He is an inspirational figure to many young players and is respected by his teammates.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Player</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Davis is one of the top players in the NBA. He is an all around player, who can do it all from scoring, rebounding, passing, and defending. His athleticism, skill set, and basketball IQ are some of the best in the league.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Person</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Davis is not only an incredible basketball player but he is also an incredible person. He is very active in his community and helps those in need. He is also very passionate about giving back and making a difference in the world.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Unanimous MVP</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2019, Anthony Davis became the first player in NBA history to be unanimously voted MVP of the All-Star game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Born on March 11th</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Davis was born on March 11th 1993, which makes him a Pisces.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> No. 1 Pick in 2012 Draft</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Davis was the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft and was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Record for Most Blocks in a Single Game</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">On February 18th, 2017, Anthony Davis set a record for most blocks in a single game with 12 against the Phoenix Suns.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Four Time All Star </h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Davis has been named an NBA All Star four times (2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018).</p></div>


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