January 4, 2007

Props and Knocks--Ed Davis

This version of Props and Knocks involves 6-8 PF Ed Davis from Benedictine in Richmond, Va. The slender forward has had plenty of exposure, both in the AAU setting as well as the high school setting.

CarolinaBlue.com's Clint Jackson has seen Davis plenty of times both in the spring/summer, as well as four times during Davis's sophomore season at Benedictine.

Here's the updated version of Props & Knocks, where Davis' game is broken down into three sections.

Ed Davis - 6-8, 207 pounds Power Forward

PROPS -- With Ed Davis, what you'll get is an athletic and active body who excels both running the floor and finishing inside with authorative dunks. He's slender, currently weighing in at a mere 207 pounds, but we love about him is how quickly he gets after the offensive boards.

He's got great hands and does a great job of sliding through gaps to finish off interior passes. Davis also has extra-long arms and his length really helps him score inside simply because of his reach.

He's really active on defense as well and is an accomplished shot blocker in many ways. First, he does a great job of blocking his defenders shot straight up, but secondly, he also does a great job of help side blocks.

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