Anthony Davis was born in Chicago Davis grew up in the South Side and played high school basketball for Perspectives Charter School where he had attended school since sixth grade.
Who is Anthony Davis?
Anthony Davis is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
On March 11th, 1993, Davies was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was a student at Perspective Charter. He was the top talent in the 2011 high school class and was heavily recruited.
He participated in college basketball with the Kentucky Wildcats, where he helped his team win the national championship while also earning numerous prestigious awards, including Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament.
He became the first non-NBA player to represent the USA at the Olympics since 2004 when he was chosen for the USA Men’s Basketball Team for the 2012 Olympics. He subsequently made his 2012 NBA Draft declaration.
At 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) as he started his junior basketball season, Davis expressed his gratitude for experiencing such a quick growth spurt without experiencing any knee pain.
His family was considering transferring him to one of Chicago’s top basketball programs during his junior year, but Hyde Park Career Academy head coach Donnie Kirksey discouraged them, stating, “If you’re good enough, they’ll find you wherever you are.” Perspectives’ season record was 8–15.
Anthony Davis siblings
Anthony Davis has twin sisters, Antoinette and an older sister Lesha who played basketball at Daley college.