Ed Davis (POR) “Easy Ed” | “Boss” nike

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Profile:

PORPower Forward: 6’10, 240 lbs; 8th year, UNC 

NBA Role: active, glass-eater • UnderDOG

(Big Bad Bossman) Ed Davis is a new-school-old-school forward w/ high activity on the glass; new school aspects of Ed Davis: up-top finisher, tip dunker, screen-setter-roll-man; old school aspects of Ed Davis: talks s****, takes hard fouls and doesn’t back down from any challenge; Ed Davis is someone you need in your lineup – always protects his PG (& the rim); if you forget to put a body on Ed Davis, he’ll crush you on the offensive glass – high volume rebounder who’s quick & athletic w/ textbook box-outs; a developing catch and finisher in the PnR, Ed Davis always flexes* after scoring through contact; lefty, line drive hooks come out of the woodwork every now and again but Ed Davis knows his role is to provide activity, help side D and intensity up front; low-key, fits in perfectly w/ the Blazers, will his role expand (or decrease) in 2017-18?

*here’s proof:

Signature Slam: ‘rolling’ two-hander

(*factory setting*) NBA 2K17 Rating: 77

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Couple DOG Facts:

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  • Career: 6.8 points/game, 6.4 rebounds/game, 56% FG
  • One of those guys where you always say his first & last name
  • Father, Terry Davis, played 10 seasons in the NBA
  • NCAA Champion (2009)

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