May 9, 2006

Cavaliers love Davis, and they're not alone

High school basketball fans in the state of Virginia have known about the talents of Ed Davis for some time now.

But the rest of the nation is just starting to find out how good the young forward is.

Davis, a 6-foot-8, 195-pound lefty from Hanover High School near Richmond, has been playing with the Boo Williams Summer League AAU team this spring, and he is quickly as emerging as a premier player in the class of 2008.

He also is arguably the top player on Virginia's wish list in terms of rising juniors.

Davis can play near the basket, he can step away and knock down face-up jump shots, he rebounds and he blocks shots. He has drawn comparisons to players like Joe Smith and Antawn Jamison and college coaches across the country are lining up to get a look.

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