UPDATED: Davis goes No. 1 overall; Other Cats follow


UK forward Anthony Davis attempts to block Florida’s Bradley Beal’s shot during the second half of the University of Kentucky’s men basketball game against University of Florida on 3/4/12 at the O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fl. Photo by Quianna Lige

With the first pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the New Orleans Hornets selected Anthony Davis, commissioner David Stern announced Thursday night from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

Upon his selection being announced, Davis was met with hugs from coach John Calipari and UK teammate Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.


2. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Charlotte Bobcats

18. Terrence Jones, Houston Rockets

29. Marquis Teague, Chicago Bulls

42. Doron Lamb, Milwaukee Bucks

46. Darius Miller, New Orleans Hornets