You know the drill. No prologue, let’s get into it.
1. New Orleans Hornets – Anthony Davis
They’re obviously taking Anthony Davis, aka The Brow™. They showed some his high school “gym” which was like a single Sportcourt-esque hoop. Just one hoop? Did they play home games? I kinda like the idea of the NBA having a few halfcourt games each year–shake things up.
And how crappy were his high school teammates? According to the limited data I could find, his high school team was the 8699th best in the country. And they had The Brow! I should note that MaxPreps lists only Davis on the roster, so it’s possible that he played one-on-five all year, which makes the 4-11 record a little more understandable.
Oh, and Davis’ mom is named Erainer. Her Facebook page is the first thing that turns up if you Google “erainer,” so, that’s obviously a made up name. Unsurprisingly, most of her posts are about her son and include #proudmom. That’s nice.
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