Anthony Davis is an American national and professional basketball player. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He was born on 11th March 1993, in Chicago, Illinois. Therefore, he is 30 years old.
Education of Anthony Davis
As for his education, he attended Perspectives Charter School in Chicago, Illinois. Here, he played high school basketball. Afterward, he became highly recruited by colleges in the whole country. Therefore, this led to him deciding to play college basketball at the University of Kentucky.
There, he played for the Wildcats under coach John Calipari. He had an exceptional freshman season and played a pivotal role in leading the team to an NCAA championship in the year 2012. In addition, he got named the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four and received several individual accolades for his performance.
After his freshman year, he declared for the NBA draft and forwent his remaining college eligibility. With his outstanding abilities and potential, he was selected as the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the New Orleans Hornets which is currently the New Orleans Pelicans.
Wife and children
It is not public whether he is married or not. Again, he has not announced publically whether he has children. Therefore, this information will be updated when available.
The Career of Anthony Davis
- So, he played college basketball for the University of Kentucky Wildcats in the year 2011-2012. He made a great impact, showcasing his extraordinary skills and versatility on both ends of the court.
- Again, he played a key role in leading the Wildcats to an NCAA championship in the year 2012. Therefore, he was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four. This led him to receive individual accolades, which includes the Naismith College Player of the Year and the Wooden Award.
- In addition, he declared for the NBA draft after his freshman season. So, he was selected as the first overall pick by the New Orleans Hornets in the 2012 NBA draft. He made an instant impact in the NBA, earning NBA All-Rookie First Team honors in his rookie season.
- He also played seven seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans. here, he was named an NBA All-Star Times and was a two-time NBA All-Defensive First Team selection.
- In 2019, Davis was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, where he joined forces with LeBron James.
- During his first season with the Lakers, he played a great role in helping the team win the NBA championship in 2020.
- Throughout his career, has been recognized for his great defensive skills, scoring ability, and versatility as a big man.
So, his net worth is around $60 million which is subject to change.