Saturday, April 01, 2006
Profile in Fat: Glen Davis PF LSU: College Hoops Biggest Star
Glen "Big Baby" Davis
Sophmore F LSU Tigers
"Big Baby" Davis has had an outstanding 2005-2006 basketball season for the LSU Tigers. "Big Baby" has led his team to the SEC Championship and The Final Four. Big Baby has a great personality, always having a good time on the basketball court. This kid is a legit NBA talent, that is extremely nimble for a fat guy. Definitly has the most potential of the current fat guys in basketball. More to come as the season continues.
Here is the Espn.com scouting report on Big Baby.
Has a tremendously bright future ... Despite his massive body, he is ultra quick and skilled ... Moves well laterally, feels the defense, spins to the weakside ... Has great instincts in reading his opponents ... A very hard worker in traffic who is relentless on the offensive glass ... Surprisingly quick off the floor on the second and third hop ... Clears out space with his strength and frame ... Effective low post scorer ... He isn't always smooth, but he makes some very impressive moves and his footwork will eventually be there ... Gets to the free throw line ... Solid shooter from 15 ... Can put the ball on the floor and drive ... Good passer from the high post ... Productive shot-blocker ... Has a charismatic personality that will make him highly marketable in the NBA ... Nicknamed "Big Baby ... Concentrated on basketball as a high school senior, but also had a stellar career as tailback on the football team and was considered a big-time lineman prospect ... Also tossed the shot for the U-High track team ... In basketball, earned Parade and McDonald's All-America honors, was named the Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Louisiana ... Averaged 26.4 points and 14.3 rebounds a game along with four blocks ... Full name is Ronald Glen Davis.
35 Games 18.7 points 9.8 rebounds 1.4 assists 50% FG 68% FT