Video: Anthony Davis wrecks Glen Davis with one-handed dunk
For those who haven’t been keeping up: Pelicans big man Anthony Davis is well on his way to taking over the world, one amazing basketball play at a time. In that rise, though, come victims as collateral damage; Davis’ long arms, quick feet, great touch, and incredible timing make for a destructive combination, and on Sunday night Orlando’s Glen Davis suffered the full brunt of their damage.
He was only minding his own business and defensive responsibilities at the time, but a non-rotation from his Magic teammates put Glen Davis in a bind. He could attempt to alter the shot and initiate some contact against his streaking opponent, or clear out to surrender the hoop knowing that he was out of position to really stop Anthony Davis. He opted for the former as to keep his team close in what was then a six-point game, though Anthony Davis had no regard for his dilemma or circumstance. He caught the ball in stride, he soared, and he finished over both Glen Davis and Victor Oladipo with a force that rippled through the broadcast itself.
Potential shot-blockers around the league take note: This is what happens when you attempt to challenge Anthony Davis.