The lockout season was supposed to break Andrew Bynum. He was always tagged as "injury prone," and a compressed schedule would help him fulfill his fate as the next Bill Walton/Yao Ming, big men cursed by the frailty of their lower bodies. But something changed the script.
Kentucky's Anthony Davis has been the best defensive player in college basketball this year, and in just about any year in recent history. Which is high praise, but also only part of how he may well wind up changing the game—especially once he reaches the NBA.