Saturday, January 28 2023

Washington Wizards rookie Johnny Davis neared a 20-point performance Thursday on assignment in the NBA G League with the Capital City Go-Go.

Davis produced 18 points, five assists and four rebounds in 31 minutes of work in the 105-103 loss on the road to the Maine Celtics. He shot 7-of-16 from the field, including a season-high 4-of-8 from 3-point range, as the Go-Go dropped to 4-2 on the season.

The 10th pick continued to show improvement on the court in the outing. He scored 10 points alone in the third quarter and had two of his 3s in the period. He also got into the paint several times and made some tough finishes at the rim.

With the performance, Davis is now averaging 15 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists and one block with the Go-Go. He has appeared in five of their six games this season and is shooting 48.3% from the field, including 47.8% from 3-point range.

Wizards head coach Wes Unseld Jr. said on Sunday that he is starting to see some growth with Davis after his stint in the G League. Unseld recognized the sample size is still rather small but he believes the game is starting to slow down for him.

Davis is taking the assignments in stride and is viewing them as an opportunity to improve on the court. The chance to play consistent minutes with the Go-Go is giving him a great way to work on his game and he is taking advantage of that opportunity.

The Go-Go face the Celtics again on Friday.


Wizards’ Johnny Davis glad for opportunity to play in G League

‘He is a dog’: Wizards’ Johnny Davis impressed during offseason workouts

Tracy McGrady lists two potential All-Stars in upcoming NBA draft


Rookie Power Rankings: Paolo Banchero, Bennedict Mathurin pace the class

Story originally appeared on Rookie Wire

Source: Yahoo Sports


Capitals’ John Carlson scores 2 goals in 900th career NHL game


NFL Week 11: Should you bet on Commanders-Texans to be a high scoring game?

Check Also

Pro Sports Media

Trending Now

Recapping the Cubs’ roster moves so far this offseason

Here’s a recap of the Cubs’ roster moves this offseason originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Chicago Cubs have missed the playoffs in each of the last two seasons, and with ownership publicly stating that they would open up their pocketbook, the team has dramatically retooled itself over the offseason. With moves both large, […]

Read More

MLB Network names Dansby Swanson sixth best SS; top SS FAs go 1-3

MLB Network names Dansby Swanson sixth best SS originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago MLB Network named their top 10 shortstops heading into the 2023 season, placing Cubs‘ newly acquired shortstop Dansby Swanson in the sixth-best position. Last season, Swanson slashed .277/.329/.447 from the plate while recording a positive 9-run defensive runs saved value at […]

Read More

Cubs could look to add lefty reliever in next offseason move

Cubs could look to add lefty reliever in next offseason move originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago While the Cubs have had one of the their most active offseasons in recent memory, notably adding Jameson Taillon, Dansby Swanson and Cody Bellinger, it’s very possible that we could see more action from the North Siders leading […]

Read More