Kobe Bryant Is Tim Tebow; New York Loses Jeremy Lin

By: 04.01.12
Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis (photo. Britney McIntosh/UK Athletics)

Does anyone take Anthony Davis for a scrub now? If there was any question who this summer’s No. 1 pick was going to be, the Kentucky freshman answered it in the Wildcats’ 69-61 win over Louisville. Davis was all over the court (18 points, 14 rebounds, five blocks), and had a couple of alley-oops that were just stupid. In the first half, he caught a lob where it seemed like he had to reach all the way back to Chicago to get it. Louisville mucked the game up enough to keep it close, and even created a few nervous moments in the second half, but then Davis caught another lob where the ball was tipped before he eventually put it down. As a team, Kentucky must’ve had like six or seven dunks to end the game. It looked like a group of high schoolers messing around with elementary kids … Darius Miller had two huge shots in the second half, and one was a transition three to put Kentucky up seven. We thought that might’ve been the biggest shot of the game … Ohio State has to be crying themselves to sleep. They were beating Kansas all night, shut off every run in the second half, and had the game in the bag for most of the way. But eventually, their three-point shooting came back to haunt them. Early on, the Buckeyes took the lead because they were so good from deep. William Buford was killing it all night with 19 points, and as a team they hit eight triples. The problem was Kansas was destroying them in the paint. Thomas Robinson had 19 points, and eventually, those shots caught up to Ohio State … New Jersey got 24 points off the bench from Anthony Morrow in the Nets’ 111-99 win against Sacramento … And the Clippers extended their winning streak to five against Utah as Chris Paul and Blake Griffin combined for 50 points … We’re out like Lin.

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