Anthony Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Anthony Davis Makes A Statement About His First NBA Finals Appearance

    Fadeaway World "The L.A. Lakers probably wouldn’t have gone very far without Anthony Davis this season, who served as their number one option on offense and their tone-setter on defense. His play on both sides of the court, especially in the Orlando bubble, is a major cause for their success..." September 27

  • Anthony Davis to play in Game 5 vs. Nuggets despite ankle issue

    The Score "Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis is "good to go" for Game 5 against the Denver Nuggets Saturday despite dealing with "minor soreness" in his ankle, head coach Frank Vogel said, according to USA Today Sports' Mark..." September 26

  • Anthony Davis and LeBron James are both experiencing ‘soreness’ but will play in Game 5

    Silver Screen And Roll "Anthony Davis rolled his ankle during the Los Angeles Lakers’ Game 4 win over the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals on Thursday, and LeBron James was noticeably limping and stretching his leg at various points during the second half. After..." September 26

  • Anthony Davis on sprained ankle: “Rolled it pretty bad… I’ll be fine”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Anthony Davis has been the best Laker throughout the playoffs, particularly in the Western Conference Finals against the Denver Nuggets. Davis averaged 32.3 points a game while shooting 55.3% from the floor, and the Los Angeles Lakers are outscoring the Nuggets by seven..." September 25

  • LeBron James Teaches How To Read Anthony Davis’ Unibrow

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James and Anthony Davis are the hottest duo in the NBA right now. They’ve exceeded all expectations from the offseason and are on the verge of leading the Los Angeles Lakers back to the NBA Finals for the first time in 10 years. They’ve developed impressive..." September 25

  • Anthony Davis is building his legacy in these NBA playoffs

    ESPN "Anthony Davis is used to individual success. The 2012 No. 1 overall pick is a seven-time All-Star and four-time All-NBA player. This season, he finished second in Defensive Player of the Year voting and sixth for MVP, while being named first-team All-NBA and first-team..." September 22

  • Anthony Davis reflects on Game 2 heroics: 'It's part of legacy; I want those shots'

    The Score "In the first conference finals series of his prodigious career, Los Angeles Lakers big man Anthony Davis reflected on his play in Game 2's 105-103 win against the Denver Nuggets - sealed by his game-winning three-pointer as time..." September 21

  • Lakers' Frank Vogel calls game-winner 'a shot Kobe Bryant would hit'

    CBS Sports "Kobe Bryant's influence on this Los Angeles Lakers playoff run has been evident from the start. In Game 4 of their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers, while wearing the Black Mamba uniforms that he helped design, the Lakers jumped out to an early 24-8 lead...." September 21

  • Top 10 NBA Players We All Want To Win A Ring

    Fadeaway World "  Winning an NBA Championship is one of the toughest things any team or player can achieve. In fact, there are plenty of franchises that have never been able to pull it off, while some teams haven’t even made it to the NBA Finals once in their history.September 21

  • Anthony Davis Delivers in the Moment He Wanted with the Lakers

    Bleacher Report "Even with LeBron James on the court, there was no way anyone but Anthony Davis was taking the last shot in Sunday's 105-103 Game 2 victory. It was Davis who had stabilized the Los Angeles Lakers after the Denver Nuggets erased a 16-point lead in the..." September 21

  • ESPN reporter Maria Taylor addresses her egregious All-NBA voting error

    New York Post "Maria Taylor said she made a “clear mistake” on her All-NBA ballot, but that hasn’t stopped critics from coming at her on social media once again. The ESPN “NBA Countdown” host left Lakers star Anthony Davis off her All-NBA ballot, but did so..." September 20

  • Is Anthony Davis the Best Teammate LeBron James Has Ever Had?

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James is pursuing his 10th NBA Finals appearance and fourth championship, his first with the Los Angeles Lakers and teammate Anthony Davis. James has played with some great players through his stints with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat. How does Davis stack up? Is..." September 18

  • NBA announces 2019-20 All-Defense teams: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Anthony Davis lead selections

    CBS Sports "They say defense wins championships, and that has never been more evident than it is today. The NBA just announced its All-Defensive selections for the 2019-20 season, and of the 10 players to earn the honor, eight are still alive in the playoffs in Orlando, while the other two were..." September 08

  • NBA gives Anthony Davis a flagrant foul, James Harden a technical

    Houston Chronicle "The NBA on Tuesday amended two calls from Sunday’s Game 2 between the Rockets and Lakers, assessing a flagrant foul, penalty one on Lakers forward Anthony Davis and a technical foul on the Rockets’ James Harden. Davis was given a flagrant foul for hitting Rockets center..." September 08

  • Lakers Remembered They Could Be Schoolyard Bullies

    The Big Lead "The Los Angeles Lakers have created a blueprint this postseason. Lose Game 1 to get the pundits buzzing and pre-writing a postmortem on how LeBron James has lost his magic and the Anthony Davis experiment was a bust. Then win Game 2 in convincing fashion as a Men In..." September 07

  • Anthony Davis willing to switch to center against Rockets

    Larry Brown Sports "Having dropped the first game of their series against the Houston Rockets, the Los Angeles Lakers need to make an adjustment. Anthony Davis could be the one to provide it for them. Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports reported on Saturday that Davis is willing to slide up to center..." September 05

  • Anthony Davis Could Join The Chicago Bulls If The Lakers Don’t Win The Title

    Fadeaway World "Anthony Davis has been huge for the L.A. Lakers this season. Averaging 26 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks per game on 50% shooting, the 27-year-old superstar has made the Lakers legitimate title contenders. Still, despite how well things appear to be going, Davis has yet to make..." September 03

  • Anthony Davis: NBA Players Won't Play If Team Governors Break Promises

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis made clear what would happen if NBA governors did not hold up their end of an agreement to implement a number of social justice initiatives after this week's work stoppage: no more basketball. Not just for Davis, but for the..." August 30

  • Anthony Davis, Kyle Kuzma speak out after Lakers-Blazers boycott

    Clutch Points "Anthony Davis and his Los Angeles Lakers teammate, Kyle Kuzma, demanded justice for Jacob Blake and expressed their support for the NBA players’ decision to boycott the three playoff games scheduled on Wednesday night. “We want justice for..." August 26

  • Lakers Considered Trading for Other Star Before Landing Anthony Davis

    Heavy "Through just one season with the team, Anthony Davis feels like he was always supposed to be a Los Angeles Laker. While the fit has been perfect, he almost wasn’t the team’s big addition of last offseason. The New Orleans Pelicans didn’t want to do business with the..." August 26

  • Lakers' Anthony Davis says 'I'll be fine' after back spasms force early exit

    ESPN "Anthony Davis exited the Los Angeles Lakers' 135-115 win in Game 4 of their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers early because of back spasms and did not return. Afterward, Davis said his back "is doing..." August 25

  • Lakers Frank Vogel detailed how LeBron James has mentored Anthony Davis

    USA Today "Anthony Davis was disappointed in his performance after Game 1, going 8 for 24 from the field and failing to perform up to the level needed to win their opener of the series against Portland. But as he did during the regular season, LeBron’s experience and mindset helped Anthony Davis..." August 23

  • Why Lakers' Anthony Davis credited LeBron James for his big Game 2 performance in win over Blazers

    USA Today "Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James had just spent the past 24 hours cheering up Anthony Davis and offering some perspective about his play. So it became Davis’ turn both to express his gratitude and brighten James’ mood. And why not? The Lakers had just..." August 21

  • Anthony Davis Offers a Glimpse of Los Angeles Lakers' Future

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James has appeared in 241 playoff games. He's only fallen shy of the 10 points he scored in Thursday's 111-88 win over the Portland Trail Blazers twice. The Los Angeles Lakers still won by 23—and it didn't even feel that..." August 21

  • The Lakers Need Way More From Anthony Davis

    Complex "All in all, the Game 1 result between the Lakers and Trail Blazers wasn't that shocking. We wrote last week that the Blazers had strong potential to give the Lakers a hard time in their first-round series. Tuesday was a perfect storm of the Lakers' ongoing..." August 19

  • LeBron James, Lakers Wear Fake MAGA Hat Supporting Breonna Taylor Before Game

    TMZ "The entire Lakers roster is joining James in calling for justice for Taylor -- with stars from Dwight Howard to Anthony Davis to Alex Caruso wearing the hats prior to Tuesday night's game. All eyes are on LeBron James before he takes the..." August 18

  • Can Anthony Davis bounce back from uneven bubble performances?

    USA Today "This place marks a stage that Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis has never stepped on yet. Sure, Davis has spent the past 2½ weeks adjusting to playing basketball for the first time since the NBA suspended the season in mid-March because of the coronavirus..." August 17

  • Anthony Davis is Apparently the Only Laker Who Knows How to Work an HDMI Cord

    The Big Lead "The Los Angeles Lakers have struggled most out of the potential championship contenders down in the bubble. Their defense has stayed as stingy as it was during the regular season, but LeBron James and Co. are having a lot of trouble producing on the offensive end. They looked a bit..." August 11

  • Bulls Could Be The Favorite To Sign Anthony Davis If He Leaves The Lakers This Offseason

    Fadeaway World "The Chicago Bulls are watching the Orlando bubble play out from home. After another subpar season, they failed to earn themselves an invite to the restart. It is likely that they’ve turned their attention to this offseason, where a number of scenarios could play out that might..." August 08

  • Top 3 Realistic Landing Spots for NBA's Best Free Agents

    Bleacher Report "The NBA's 2020 offseason will be unlike any the league has experienced because of the unfortunate circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. With as much as $450 million lost in gate revenues alone, each NBA franchise's salary-cap structure is almost certain to be..." August 07

  • Lakers will go as far as Anthony Davis takes them

    Clutch Points "Thanks in large part to the offensive production of Anthony Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers have won two of their first three games inside the NBA’s bubble. Things are looking good for Purple and Gold Nation, but the team will likely go as Davis goes. With Monday..." August 04

  • Lakers’ Anthony Davis explains why he only took 7 shots in loss to Raptors

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers star big man Anthony Davis was assertive in the team’s win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. Davis scored 34 points in 35 minutes, including 16-for-17 from the free-throw line. It seemed L.A.’s leading scorer had..." August 02

  • Anthony Davis picture became a meme after Lakers’ win

    Larry Brown Sports "A photo of Anthony Davis after the Los Angeles Lakers’ win over the rival Clippers on Thursday night went viral. Davis poked his head into LeBron James’ postgame news conference, which was captured in a photo by reporter Ben Golliver. The photo of Davis peaking..." August 01

  • Lakers’ Anthony Davis Dismisses Clippers, Reveals Team He’s Worried About

    Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers are officially back and while the return wasn’t always pretty, they were able to pull off a big win against the Clippers. Anthony Davis was the unquestionable star for the team in the first game back. He was the top scorer out of both teams with..." July 31

  • Lakers fans roast man who burns LeBron James, Anthony Davis jerseys after they kneel for anthem

    Clutch Points "The players and the coaches of the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers took a knee during the playing of the national anthem prior to their matchup on Thursday night. This did not bode well for one particular Los Angeles Lakers supporter, though, who..." July 31

  • Winners and losers from Thursday’s NBA action

    Sportsnaut "The 2019-20 NBA season is finally back after a four-plus month hiatus. The two-game slate representing the restart of the season at Walt Disney World in Orlando Thursday evening could not have gone any better for the Association. The first game saw the Utah Jazz pull off a..." July 31

  • Lakers star Anthony Davis plans to play vs. Clippers as eye injury improves

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis vowed to be ready to take the court for his team’s restart opener against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, according to Mark Medina of USA TODAY Sports. Davis sustained an eye injury recently and was..." July 29

  • LeBron James reacts to Anthony Davis’ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar look

    Clutch Points "Count Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James as someone who likes Anthony Davis’ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar look. Due to an eye injury, Davis wore goggles at practice on Wednesday. Coupled with his beard and hair, the Lakers big man looked a lot..." July 29

  • The Lakers Are ‘Concerned’ Anthony Davis’ Eye Injury Could Keep Him Out Against The Clippers

    Uproxx "The Los Angeles Lakers will re-embark on their quest to win the 2020 NBA title on Thursday when they face off against their chief threat to the West crown in the cross-town rival Clippers. It’s the first game of the eight-game restart, which already led to some questions about..." July 28

  • Lakers 'Likely' Won't Have Issue Re-Signing Anthony Davis Due to TV Deal

    Bleacher Report "The coronavirus pandemic has affected a lot of NBA teams financially—especially if the league plays without fans in 2020-21—but the Los Angeles Lakers should still be able to re-sign Anthony Davis to a max deal without issues, according to Brian Windhorst of..." July 27

  • Dwight Howard Does a Solid Shannon Sharpe Impression

    The Big Lead "Dwight Howard has been very Online during his first week in the bubble. He's regularly on Instagram Live chatting with fans and wandering around the Orlando campus, just being the big goofy kid trapped inside a professional athlete's body that he always has been. Howard graced..." July 18

  • Anthony Davis' Lakers Jersey to Display Name, Not Social Justice Message

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis will keep his last name on the back of his jersey when the NBA resumes the 2019-20 season at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, according to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes. The Undefeated's Marc J...." July 12

  • The Biggest Blemish on Every Top-10 NBA Star's Resume

    Bleacher Report "Every NBA player has their baggage. For most, it comes in the form of eternal drawbacks, as faults and foibles they can neither escape nor reverse. For the league's top stars, these resume quirks are usually less permanent and more temporary stumbling blocks—career low..." July 12

  • Anthony Davis ‘most critical’ part of Lakers squad says Jared Dudley

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers are only a few weeks away from getting things started in the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida. The Lakers’ first scrimmage, one of three, will take on July 23 against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks. Once those games are in..." July 06

  • Anthony Davis on why it will be weird to play without Lakers fans

    Silver Screen And Roll "When the Los Angeles Lakers won their last championship in 2010, they did it front of their fans at Staples Center. The year before, in 2009, the Lakers celebrated their championship on the Orlando Magic’s floor, with a mix of fans from both teams looking on. If..." July 05

  • 5 Reasons Why The Los Angeles Lakers Will Win The 2020 NBA Championship

    Fadeaway World "The Lakers are clearly one of the favorites that’s the NBA playoffs resume. They have two of the top five players in the NBA, and have a lot of size and shooting on the roster. LeBron James and Anthony Davis are extremely dominant players that actually give the Lakers the best top-heavy..." July 04

  • Lakers not planning to give Anthony Davis more time at center in Orlando

    Larry Brown Sports "Playing Anthony Davis at the 5 has unlocked a lot of lineup versatility for the Los Angeles Lakers, but head coach Frank Vogel still does not want to do it any more than he has to. Speaking with reporters on Thursday, Vogel said that he is hoping not to play Davis at center any more..." July 02

  • Anthony Davis: Lakers' title chances are 'higher because we're all rested'

    The Score "Anthony Davis expressed renewed confidence in being able to help deliver the Los Angeles Lakers a championship despite the unprecedented circumstances. "I think it’s kind of the same. Obviously, we’ll miss (Avery Bradley), but we have guys that are..." July 02

  • LeBron James & Anthony Davis Return To Lakers Practice

    TMZ "The NBA's reboot just got really real ... both LeBron James and Anthony Davis made their returns to Lakers practice Wednesday -- and they look GOOOOOOOOODDDDD!!! The team announced their superstars' comebacks in a sick highlight video Wednesday night ......" July 02

  • Top 5 Destinations For Anthony Davis That Would Shock And Sour Lakers Fans Forever

    Fadeaway World "When one thinks of a superstar big man, Anthony Davis immediately comes to mind. He is averaging 26.7 PPG and 9.4 RPG while shooting 51.1% from the field for the best team in the Western Conference. Clearly, AD made the right move requesting a trade from New Orleans as he has set himself up for..." June 27