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The NBA's 19-yr-old star? A humble Anthony Davis talks about the pressure of being the presumed #1 draft pick this year

NBA fans are gearing up for the NBA draft this Thursday, and there is one player and one team who seem destined for each other. The New Orleans Hornets scored the first-round draft pick, and they're expected to go with 19-year-old Anthony Davis.

He's the star power forward for the Kentucky Wildcats. He was named the most outstanding player of the Final Four this season. Anthony is going to find out on Thursday if he becomes the new face of the Hornets franchise.

Davis talks with Soledad on "Starting Point" this morning. He explains how despite the enormous pressure on him, he's trying to 'down play everything.'

"Trying to take it a day at a time," Davis says of the hype surrounding his talent. "There's a lot of pressure, but I think I can handle it."


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