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Anthony Davis grows into elite player

A growth spurt of seven inches changed everything for the Kentucky bound PF

Originally Published: December 7, 2010
By Dave Telep | ESPN Recruiting

A year ago, Anthony Davis looked in the mirror and saw a 6-foot-3 guard in search of a college scholarship. At the time, Davis owned a common name and a common basketball frame. He was watching guards to pick up tricks to use on the floor and hoped he could play in college. It would be months until Cleveland State would come see him play and make him a first scholarship offer.

Then, something happened. He grew a couple inches. Then a couple more. Then a couple more. Suddenly, the guard was ...

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