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Anthony Davis' unexpected rise

In two years, he's gone from one D-I offer to the likely No. 1 pick in the draft

Originally Published: June 28, 2012
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- When Anthony Davis was in high school, he wasn't supposed to be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

He wasn't projected to be 6-foot-10. He was never on a fast track to the NBA. He was barely a Division I prospect.

That was just two-plus years ago.

But then he grew seven inches at Perspectives Charter High, a charter school on Chicago's South Side. He played AAU basketball for Mean Streets and got noticed beyond the city prior to his senior season. ...

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