Posted On: 02/18/21 1:20 PM

I caught the Calhoun High stream midway through the second quarter. Obviously, the 6-3 JD Davidson towers above the other high school guards. His head on a swivel, he actively surveys the floor pouncing on a ball hanging in the passing lane a little too long. Ball secured the streaking Davidson cranked a forceful windmill dunk to close the quarter. A few possessions into the second half he’d get downhill on a drive to draw a foul making both free throws. Two possessions later he creates the space for a missed stepback three, then hustles back on defense to be in the right place for a steal and another trip to the free-throw line after an intentional foul stopped him around the three point line. He’d make one of two FT.

In the halfcourt, Davidson catches the ball on the block using his size, strength, and athleticism to create against smaller guards. He sizes up the defense, driving left, finding an open man behind an emerging defender. With defense tightly closing, his teammate kicks back to Davidson who drives into a 360 lay that’s rewarded with foul shots. Later a play ends in a scramble, leaving Davidson

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