Chicago (Ill.) Perspectives-MSA high star Anthony Davis is one of the top recruits in the Class of 2011. He's headed to Kentucky, despite his refusal to transfer to a high-profile hoops school, a factor which many point to as a testament to just how powerful a player he is.
Well, if there were any lingering doubts that his wiry frame belies almost uncontainable athleticism, consider them answered by the following dunk.
As you can see above, when Davis needs to elevate, he does so effortlessly. When that requires steamrolling an opponent, well, so be it.
In a way, that monster dunk was almost a swan song to high school hoops for Davis, whose Perspectives team was eliminated from the Illinois state basketball tournament in the very game in which it came. Despite a near astounding 30 points, 19 rebounds, two assists, six blocks and two steals from Davis, Perspectives-MSA fell, 60-53.
"It's going to be amazing just to see him playing with kids of those type of levels," Perspectives coach Cortez Hale told ESPN Chicago. "Next year and in the all-star games, he's going to show the nay-sayers he's not a one-man show. He can play great basketball."
Davis had made that clear with his own actions so many times already. If he does it at the next level, he'll help prove that Chicago doesn't just produce amazing guards (see Derrick Rose, among others), but talented Kevin Durant-style swingmen, too.