Justin Smith is beat off the dribble:
Newkirk comes to the ball to give help. Davis slides over in the paint to give some help, too:
Davis leaves his feet and the wrap-around pass comes to Devin Dixon on the right block:
But Davis is able to recover back across the paint and block his shot:
Perhaps the biggest offseason storyline — besides the hiring of Archie Miller — was Davis dropping weight to become more mobile and look to stay on the court for longer stretches this season after he struggled with it as a freshman. His ability to cover both sides of the lane here quick shows it’s paid off.
Continue to Page 5 for a look at a pick-and-roll play with Josh Newkirk and Davis: