New Orleans Hornets Coach Monty Williams impressed by Anthony Davis’ progress on U.S. Olympic team

Anthony Davis - photo by Andrew Yates | Getty
Anthony Davis – photo by Andrew Yates | Getty

Hornets rookie forward gave another solid performance in the U.S. Olympic team’s 118-78 rout of Great Britain, scoring 11 points and blocking four shots in Thursday’s exhibition game in Manchester, England.  Hornets Coach Monty Williams said he thinks Davis will continue to earn playing time, which will significantly help his development before he reports for training camp with New Orleans in October. He played 13 minutes Thursday.  “I think when he comes back to us, his confidence level is going to go through the roof,” Williams said. “I just think anytime you can be around those type of players, it’s going to help him grow.”


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