Recent Posts
About ZagsBlog
Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Follow Zags on Twitter
Contact Zags
Connect with Zags:
Tuesday / April 25.
  • Report: Anthony Davis Has Decided

    Share Zagsblog Share Zagsblog
    Anthony Davis is pulling a LeBron James.

    He’s made his decision but won’t let the public know for a couple of weeks.

    “Yes, it’s the LeBron wait and see time,” Anthony Davis Sr. said Tuesday night by text.

    The 6-foot-10 Davis out of Chicago Perspectives Charter has likely chosen from among Kentucky, Ohio State and Syracuse. DePaul appears to be a long shot.

    He visited Kentucky Sunday and DePaul Monday.

    “Both were great,” Davis Sr. said via text Monday night. “Still waiting 2 visit Ohio State and Syracuse.”

    He has already visited Ohio State but not Syracuse. Now it appears Davis won’t take any further visits.

    One head coach in the mix said he didn’t know where Davis would land.

    It remains unclear if DePaul is under consideration, but Blue Demons coach Oliver Purnell watched Davis during the Peach Jam.

    Davis said at that event that his final three were Kentucky, Syracuse and Ohio State.

    “Each team has players go to the league,” Davis said at the Peach Jam. “Wesley Johnson from Syracuse, Evan Turner from Ohio State and John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe [from Kentucky], all of them went to the league. It’s just a great program, so that’s why I want to go to the NBA.”

    Davis considered North Carolina but eventually ruled that out.

    The story was first reported by Scout.com.

    Follow Adam Zagoria on Twitter

    Facebook Comments
    Written by

    [email protected]

    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

    • come on down to big blue anthony, you will love it!!!

    • Not only are Kentucky & Calipari likely to land 3 Top 5 kids for 2011, they are also outstanding young men. All are hard workers that are humble and supremely talented.

    • We are still assuming he is coming to UK. My gut says yes, but we don’t know yet….. IF he comes, I’m going to be ecstatic. However, this class truly lacks a talented true big man (center, Cousins type). Davis is about as close as it get size wise, but he is ultra versatile. I think regardless though, Gilchrist should retain that top spot. Did you see his stat line from the Gold Medal team? Most productive player by far.

    • Hopefully he goes somewhere where they specialize in unibrow removal.