Some might say that Anthony Davis should be considered a modern day Picasso. He possesses a unique ability to inspire like few others can on a basketball court. Instead of a brush, he wields a basketball, and given the right circumstances, he can capture all hearts by making magic appear on his working canvas.
Case in point, February 21, 2016. Davis scored 59 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a single game, accomplishing a feat so few before him have managed to duplicate within the long and illustrious archives of the NBA.
I guess that's why it's fitting Davis has made the public aware of his appreciation for some of the truly great legends in recent history. A few days ago, he posted a picture on his Instagram account of his most recent purchase of artwork.
Interestingly, there exists a fascinating story behind the artistic rendition of a once renowned martial arts expert throwing a kick at perhaps the most famous boxer in history. According to a martial arts website, Bruce Lee had once hoped to face Muhammed Ali in a bout.
Bruce Lee hoped to ‘one day’ fight Muhammad Ali. Bruce thought of Muhammad Ali as a superior fighter with his speed and technicality. He used to watch footage of Ali constantly to learn his style and also adapt some of his footwork and movements – for that inevitable fight that would, unfortunately, never happen.
Honestly, it's interesting to speculate who would have emerged the victor: the one who noticed 'the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending in the wind' or the one who floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee.
Nonetheless, it's even cooler to consider that a 22-year old millionaire is excited by what's hanging up in his house.