Anthony Davis Braids (Gallery)

Written By Bakes

Avid writer on Men's Hair, Grooming, and Lifestyle!

Anthony Davis Braids are a result of players in the NBA today styling their hair in multiple ways since Allen Iverson’s bold move back in 2001 being the first player to do so, his influence still felt on the court.

Having been drafted to the NBA in 2012 we’ve seen Anthony Davis style his hair in multiple ways such as

  • Cornrows
  • Twists
  • Off Scalp Braids
  • Faded Afro

With fans still in awe of players skill and athletic abilities a great amount of interest has also been placed on players fashion, lifestyle choices and hair through social media. This is evident by those interested in Anthony Davis braids and other hairstyles.  

Anthony Davis Braids Gallery


Prior to 2020 we saw Anthony Davis mostly alternate between the buzz cut and faded afro. Today however his signature style are cornrows which we can see him in both on and off the court.


What makes his cornrows that much more distinctive is the line up at the front and shave sides.

His cornrows have featured multiple different patterns, styles, and designs.



Outside of his cornrow we have seen him style his hair in 2 strand twists which is a great alternative.

2 stand twist


This is achieved by taking 2 thick sections of his loose hair, wrapping them around each other to create a rope-like appearance and then tying the ends.

This inherently creates a different look in comparison to off scalp braids which use 3 strands of hair.

Off Scalp Braids

While we must admit these may not be the best hairstyles for NBA players since hair could interfere with performance by obstructing sight it seems to be a favourite amongst many athletes.

Anthony Davis Braids off scalp

We have seen Anthony style his hair this way on several occasions along with his headband.

The style features a middle parting and thick braids across his entire head with faded sides.

Faded Afro

We have witnessed different variations of his Afro during his career, afro with the distinctive line on the side or front, afro with faded front and sides, blow out afro or twisted afro top. The gradual hair tapering finish is what gives the afro its defined look.

Faded Afro anthony

Prior to his braids Anthony made it a mission to get as creative with his hair as possible which we can see.

Anthony Davis Braids in NBA 2K

To capture accurate visuals of the players developers ensure all intricate details are apparent in the graphics. For example, Steph Curry’s hair can be seen in the most recent games featuring his most recent styles.

anthony davis nba 2k22

This is no different in Anthony’s case. As you can see the NBA have featured his signature cornrow alongside his headband which is what he wears in real life.

Key Take Away: Maintenance!

Inspired by the Anthony Davis Braids gallery? Wanting to achieve the same results? Keep on reading

Whether it be braids, twists or cornrows each requires the upmost care and to ensure this is implemented in your routine we have listed the most important parts of the process. This is not complicated at all, just requires discipline, ensure you

  • Oil your scalp
  • Keep them in for a maximum of 6 weeks
  • Protect hair at night or doing any physical activity
  • Moisturise your Hair

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