The Anthony Davis Architect: Can Phil Weber Fully Unleash the Brow?

August 11th, 2015 by Adam Fromal Leave a reply »

"He's already one of the best. The big thing now isn't whether he's one of the best players in the NBA. Can he be one of the best players who win a championship?"

Current Marshall head coach and former New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns assistant Dan D'Antoni has high hopes for Anthony Davis' growth under one of his former coaching colleagues, as he explained to Bleacher Report. And based on the history of Davis' new assistant coach Phil Weber, he should. 

After years of tutelage under Monty Williams, the young big man now gets to play for an entirely new staff, one filled out with a few of D'Antoni's former co-workers. Alvin Gentry, another assistant from their Phoenix days under Mike D'Antoni, is the head coach, and Weber will join him on the bench.

Some people just always happen to be in the right place at the right time. 

Robert Horry managed to find his way onto rosters capable of winning titles, and his knack for impeccable timing carried over to in-game situations. Weber has similarly managed to stay on the cutting edge of NBA offenses as both an assistant coach and offensive consu ...

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