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Happy birthday, Anthony Davis!


This morning, KSR would like to wish Anthony Davis a very happy birthday. The first pick in the 2012 NBA Draft turns 20 today. To celebrate, here are just a few memories of the man we call The Brow:

Little known fact: You used to be a point guard back in the day and then grew 7 inches.


When knew you were a true Wildcat when…

…You openly mocked Louisville before you ever put on a Kentucky uniform. “You lost to Morehead State.”

You gave a new meaning to “Block Party,” starting with this epic rejection heard round the Bluegrass:


Farrah who? Your poster became the hottest bedroom decoration in the Bluegrass last season:

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Some of us loved you so much we shaved tributes into our chest hair:


You gave us the term “auto-lob,” giving your own flair to the art of the dunk:


Wait, I need to see that in video, please:

You and your best friend, MKG, went 1-2 in the NBA Draft. I bet that was a fun day.


You made us proud and repped the BBN in the Summer Olympics


And in the process, got some much-needed revenge.


Your first year in the league hasn’t been the easiest. You’ve battled some injuries, but now you’re back and over the past four games, have averaged 17 points and 12.3 rebounds, and blocked seven shots.

Happy birthday, Anthony.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.

13 Comments for Happy birthday, Anthony Davis!

  1. Bluemister
    10:37 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    Wait? Did AD go to the D-League for rehab? I didn’t know…and foist!

  2. JKUK
    10:37 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    8 blocks per game?! And that revenge pic is awesome. And also, first

    • Mrs. Tyler Thompson
      10:42 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

      2 – Nope, that was my bad. He’s had 7 blocks over the past four games. Apologies, it’s early.

  3. Michael F. Jox
    10:37 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    Happy Birthday, you freak! On a side-note: Darius played a hell of a game last night. As one of my all time faves, I love seeing that.

  4. Wildboi
    10:46 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    Man 2012 was a great year to be a wildcat fan!

  5. Roland
    10:57 am March 11, 2013 Permalink


  6. RealCatsFan
    11:09 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    Wow,do I miss that kid. My 9-year-old daughter had her birthday on Saturday, and she worships the ground he walks on.

  7. BigBlue
    11:17 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    I share birthdays with one of the best UK players of all time? I’ll take it.

  8. Roland
    11:29 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    Happy Birthday #8!

  9. New Orleans Pelicans
    11:43 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    1) Not sure why you think he’s in the D-League, unless it’s the Pelicans jersey. The NO Hornets are changing their mascot to the Pelicans. Ant is not in the D League

  10. RahRah
    11:55 am March 11, 2013 Permalink

    Happy Birthday, AD! Still making BBN proud!

  11. the brow
    12:17 pm March 11, 2013 Permalink

    … a pelican in flight !

  12. ken grizzle
    2:17 pm March 11, 2013 Permalink

    Happy Birthday AD. A first class person and a worldclass basketball player and a Kentucky Gentleman forever