Anthony Davis Receives First Team Honors
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis recently wrapped up his rookie season. While he battled several injuries, he flourished after the All-Star break. By season’s end, Davis averaged 13.5 points, 8.2 rebounds 1.8 blocks and, 1.2 steals in 64 games. As a result, the power forward with the trademark unibrow was named to the All-NBA rookie team today.
According to an NBA press release, Davis is joined on the first-team by Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard, Washington Wizards’ guard Bradley Beal, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Dion Waiters, and Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes.
Center Andre Drummond and guard Kyle Singler of the Detroit Pistons, guard Jonas Valanciunas from the Toronto Raptors, forward Michael Kidd Gilchrist of Charlotte Bobcats, and forward Tyler Zeller of the Cleveland Cavaliers, make up the second team All-NBA rookie squad.