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Breaking Down Where Anthony Davis Needs to Improve His Game for the NBA
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When the New Orleans Hornets won the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery, that wasn't the headline. Instead, the focus was on the obvious No. 1 pick, Anthony Davis, as basketball fans finally knew where the Naismith winner will be headed to play professionally.

In Kentucky's run to the National Championship last year, Davis averaged a double-double in scoring and rebounding while leading the nation in blocks with 4.7 per game.

Even when Davis struggled to score the basketball, he had a direct impact on the game in other aspects.

In the Championship against Kansas, Davis shot just 1-10 from the field and scored only six points, but he made up for it by grabbing 16 rebounds, dishing out five assists, and blocking six shots. Despite a mediocre game scoring the basketball, anyone who watched the game still was in awe of his constant impact on the game.

Despite having one of the most diverse skill sets of any post player in recent memory, Davis is not a "can't miss" prospect, and he clearly has some deficiencies in his game.

What are they? Here are a few.

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