Anthony Davis and Devin Booker never got to play together at Kentucky, with Davis being in Lexington in 2011-12 while Booker played for the Wildcats in 2014-15.
With the two former stars now being in the NBA, they had an epic battle on Monday night as Davis’ New Orleans Pelicans beat Booker’s Phoenix Suns 125-116.
Good GRACIOUS, what a Kentucky alum shootout in the NBA tonight: Anthony Davis had 53 points, 17 rebounds, 5 blocks vs. Devin Booker, who had 40 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists. Davis' Pelicans won.
— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_SEC) February 27, 2018
Yes, you read that right. Davis, who is becoming one of the top players in the NBA, put up 53 points and 17 rebounds the Pelicans win while Booker, who won the NBA Three-Point Content earlier this month, was no slouch, nearing a triple double with 40 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.
Recruits that are looking at Kentucky might want to consider these stats and this fact about the program: 28 former Wildcats are now playing in the NBA.
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