Anthony Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron James’ rumored relationship with Lakers teammate Anthony Davis, per Colin Cowherd

    Clutch Points "There’s no doubt that when they’re healthy, Los Angeles Lakers superstar duo LeBron James and Anthony Davis are one of the most dominant partnerships in the history of the NBA. This team-up has already resulted in one championship for the Lakers, and it..." March 09

  • Anthony Davis wants the Pau Gasol treatment one day

    The Athletic "The Lakers have an illustrious lineage of legendary big men. Mikan. Wilt. Kareem. Shaq. And Pau. On Tuesday night, Pau Gasol became the 12th Laker to have his jersey number retired by the franchise. The Lakers honored the two-time NBA champion..." March 08

  • Knicks would be the perfect trade destination if the Lakers decided to move Anthony Davis

    NBA Analysis "The relationship between New York and Los Angeles is well-documented. It hasn’t always been a positive one, even in NBA history.  If you were alive in the 1990s, you know what we’re talking about. Rappers from each city released too many “diss tracks”..." March 07

  • Blockbuster Anthony Davis Trade Is Coming After Lakers’ Failed Season

    Total Pro Sports "Former NBA superstar Kevin Garnet doesn’t expect the Los Angeles Lakers to persist with Anthony Davis given the way things have fallen apart since he helped them win a title in the bubble in 2020. The Lakers currently sit 11th in the Western Conference and are in..." March 07

  • Anthony Davis Reportedly Recruited Draymond Green On A Hot Mic

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are flying high after a strong win over a healthy Golden State Warriors while being without LeBron James. After the Lakers win, Draymond Green was seen getting friendly with Anthony Davis on the court, with a fan alleging that AD told Green..." March 06

  • Anthony Davis is proving capable of leading the Lakers even without LeBron James

    CBS Sports "LeBron James has spent years trying to hand the reigns over to a younger sidekick. It might've happened with the Cleveland Cavaliers had Kyrie Irving not requested the trade. Anthony Davis proved a worthy sidekick in Los Angeles, but struggled without..." March 06

  • Warriors Land Lakers’ Anthony Davis In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "For some NBA franchises, simply winning isn’t enough. The goal is dominance.  For a long time, that was the mentality of the Los Angeles Lakers. This organization has dominated long stretches of NBA history. For several decades, any outcome short of an NBA championship was..." March 04

  • Lakers Need Anthony Davis to Be Something He Hasn’t Been in Years

    SI "The Lakers need you, Anthony Davis. They need you to be the All-NBA big man you have been in four of your 11 seasons. To be the MVP candidate you have played like in each of them. To score. To rebound. To dominate. To be, well, Anthony Davis. The Lakers are in..." March 02

  • Suns Land Lakers’ Anthony Davis In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Some say you should never do business with your friends. NBA players have to navigate the same issues. That seems a little silly to us. What happens if you become friends with the people you’re doing business with? Should you stop doing business? The real key is to separate..." February 24

  • Anthony Davis drops comical Russell Westbrook take on landing with Clippers

    Clutch Points "There has been a lot of talk surrounding Russell Westbrook’s blockbuster move to the Los Angeles Clippers. The former league MVP did not really work alongside LeBron James with the Los Angeles Lakers, and Russ gets a clean slate now that he’s..." February 22

  • Lakers' Anthony Davis Trade to Luka Doncic's Mavs?

    SI "The Los Angeles Lakers have struggled to stay afloat this season. They hold a 27-32 record and rank 13th in the Western Conference standings. They made some major changes ahead of the midseason trade deadline, but could more be on the way in the upcoming offseason? Among the..." February 16

  • LeBron James And His Camp Have Been Frustrated With Anthony Davis' Lack Of Availability

    The Sports Rush "In the 2019-2020 off-season, the LA Lakers decided to pair LeBron James with Anthony Davis. A huge move that a lot of the LA faithful were over the moon about. Their first season together proved fruitful. The King and his subordinates, AD included, were able to bring an NBA..." February 16

  • Anthony Davis deactivated his Instagram account after Blazers loss

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Lakers just can’t seem to gain any traction this season. Seemingly every encouraging win is followed by an equally frustrating defeat. A win against the Golden State Warriors on the road was followed up on Monday by being on the wrong end of a flame-throwing..." February 15

  • Hawks Land Lakers’ Anthony Davis In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "The NBA’s trade deadline has officially passed. It had its winners, and its losers.  One of the big winners was the Los Angeles Lakers. This team pooled the assets they had together to assemble an entirely new team. They ought to improve their performance for the..." February 13

  • Anthony Davis Explains Strange Body Language When LeBron James Broke Record

    SI "Lakers star Anthony Davis shot down any further talk of his subdued reaction to the record-breaking moment for teammate LeBron James on Tuesday night, saying that his less-than-enthusiastic demeanor was the result of how the game was playing..." February 10

  • This Bulls-Lakers Trade Sends Anthony Davis To Chicago

    NBA Analysis "Well, folks, it’s official now. LeBron James is the all-time leading scorer in NBA history. That is an amazing achievement to be proud of. James is not even a player who focuses on scoring first. It is a testament to his greatness and longevity that he was able to pass..." February 08

  • Concerning Footage Shows Anthony Davis Sitting & Not Caring About LeBron James Breaking Scoring Record

    Total Pro Sports "Anthony Davis did not enjoy Tuesday night at Arena at all. LeBron James made NBA history Tuesday night as his fadeaway jump shot in the closing seconds of the third quarter made him the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, breaking a record that former Laker great..." February 08

  • Jalen Rose Calls Anthony Davis Petty And Jealous For Sitting During LeBron James' Big Shot

    The Big Lead "The video of Anthony Davis chilling on the bench as LeBron James broke the NBA all-time scoring record is getting more attention by the minute. We wrote about it on this here website earlier today and concluded that there's much ado about..." February 08

  • Wild Trade Scenario: Kevin Durant And Ben Simmons To The Lakers, Anthony Davis And Russell Westbrook To The Nets

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers have missed out on Kyrie Irving, which is unfortunate as they have been looking for an elite player to add next to LeBron James on the roster. With that being said, they could end up taking a different direction in a trade with the Brooklyn..." February 06

  • Anthony Davis’ return to Lakers from foot injury is “imminent"

    Clutch Points "Anthony Davis is expected to return to action for the Los Angeles Lakers within the next few games. Davis, who has been out since Dec. 16 with a navicular bone spur/stress injury in his right foot, is on track to suit up either against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday at..." January 24

  • Anthony Davis Injury Complicates Lakers' Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "With a month to go until the trade deadline, the jumble known as the NBA standings has much of the league thrown for a loop. Supposed contenders like the Phoenix Suns and L.A. Clippers have lost six straight. The Los Angeles Lakers are not only in range of the play-in but an actual..." January 10

  • The Lakers' case for and against keeping Thomas Bryant in starting lineup when Anthony Davis returns

    CBS Sports "It sounds almost impossible considering how well he played when healthy, but the Los Angeles Lakers actually have a better record in the games that Anthony Davis has missed than the ones he has played. With nearly half of the season in the books, the Lakers are 8-7 without..." January 10

  • Anthony Davis to 'Ramp Up' Injury Rehab, Still Weeks Away from Return

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Lakers big man Anthony Davis is taking a step forward in the rehabilitation from his foot injury, though he is still likely a few weeks away from a return to the court According to ESPN's Dave McMenamin, the pain in Davis' right foot "continues to..." January 09

  • It’s time for the Lakers to make a trade regardless of Anthony Davis’ injury

    Silver Screen And Roll "In a bubble, you could understand the Lakers hesitancy in not making a trade after Anthony Davis’ injury. The Lakers were already struggling with him and the expectation was things would only get worse without him. And, to be fair, things looked bleak initially before the Lakers..." January 08

  • Jeff Van Gundy Thinks Anthony Davis Might Not Be A Future Hall Of Famer

    Fadeaway World "When healthy, Anthony Davis is one of the most dominant big players in the NBA. He has a versatile offensive skill set and is an elite multi-positional defender that also provides rim protection. Prior to his foot injury, Anthony Davis was averaging 27.4 PPG, 12.1 RPG, and 2.6 APG for..." January 05

  • Lakers' Anthony Davis Making 'Encouraging' Progress in Foot Injury Rehab

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers have been without star big man Anthony Davis since he suffered a stress injury in his foot on Dec. 16, but he appears to be trending in a positive direction. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday's episode of NBA Today that Davis'..." January 04

  • Shams Charania drops update on LA’s trade options amid Anthony Davis injury

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers are going through a rough patch right now. The team has lost four out of its last five games, and just recently, Anthony Davis, arguably its best player, went down with a right foot injury. To make matters worse for the Lakers, they have very few..." December 28

  • Lakers, Suns should talk blockbuster Anthony Davis trade

    The Score "Welcome to Deal or no deal?, a series we're launching ahead of the NBA's Feb. 9 trade deadline. Its purpose is to find sensible trade partners, both from a team-to-team and team-to-player perspective. These aren't necessarily trades that have been reported or..." December 27

  • LeBron James: Life without Anthony Davis 'very difficult' for Lakers

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Lakers' Christmas Day took a turn for the worse after halftime, with the Mavericks blitzing L.A. in the third quarter to win 124-115, L.A.'s fourth straight loss without Anthony Davis. Lakers coach Darvin Ham has continued to start the..." December 26

  • With Anthony Davis out, the Lakers need a version of LeBron James that isn't realistic

    Yahoo! Sports "Even before more ominous news about Anthony Davis was revealed, the Lakers’ biggest question revolved around the weight LeBron James is carrying and if it’s fair to ask more of him. Now that Davis’ long-term status has gotten murkier because of..." December 24

  • Anthony Davis out indefinitely with stress injury in right foot: Who could Lakers turn to?

    The Athletic "Lakers center Anthony Davis will be out indefinitely due to a stress injury in his right foot, the team announced Friday. Here’s what you should know: The injury appeared to occur on a play in the first quarter of a Dec. 16 game against Denver as Davis..." December 23

  • NBA Analyst Says Lakers Must Trade Russell Westbrook Because Of Anthony Davis

    Fadeaway World "Russell Westbrook's resurgence as the Los Angeles Lakers sixth man may mean finishing his season alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis. While there have been reports of the 34-year-old not in LA's trade plans, one of the NBA analysts believes the front office must consider..." December 22

  • State of the Lakers: How does the Anthony Davis injury affect LA’s trade and roster plans?

    The Athletic "Following a 130-104 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers are 13-17 through 30 games — a 36-win pace over an 82-game season. The Lakers have won three of their last five games, continuing their ascension since starting 2-10. However,..." December 22

  • Lakers Reportedly Seeking Additional Opinions on Anthony Davis' Foot Injury

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers are seeking additional opinions on Anthony Davis' foot injury, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin on Wednesday. Davis continues to receive treatment on his foot and is not wearing a boot, McMenamin added. ESPN's Adrian..." December 21

  • Anthony Davis injury shouldn’t deter Lakers: Trade those draft picks now

    Los Angeles Times "As LeBron James was walking out of Arena’s interview room Sunday night, he turned his head and smiled. “Go ask Rob [Pelinka] those questions,” James said playfully. Earlier, during his postgame news conference..." December 20

  • Lakers Front Office Face Grim Options After Anthony Davis Injury

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers entered trade season last week with high hopes of finding a deal to push the franchise back into contention. Instead, Anthony Davis suffered a foot injury on Friday that may derail the season. Davis is still pursuing treatment options. The Lakers haven't..." December 19

  • With Anthony Davis injured, the Lakers' season now rests on Year 20 LeBron James recapturing his youth

    CBS Sports "It was often said early in his career that LeBron James could lead virtually any supporting cast to 50 wins. The data backed up that assertion. He won 66 games with Mo Williams as his best teammate, after all. He reached the NBA Finals with Larry Hughes as his..." December 19

  • Shaquille O'Neal Gets Real On Anthony Davis' Recent Play

    Fadeaway World "Anthony Davis is one of the best centers in the game today, and he has been carrying the Los Angeles Lakers on both ends of the floor. He has always been one of the best defensive players in the league, and now he is playing like an MVP on the offensive side of the ball...." December 13

  • Shaquille O'Neal Makes U-Turn And Praises Anthony Davis After Recent Dominance

    Fadeaway World "Anthony Davis has turned things around after a rough start to the 2022-23 NBA season. The Los Angeles Lakers' power forward struggled to get things going at the beginning but now is playing at a better level, leading his team to win a lot of games while climbing positions on the..." December 09

  • Russell Westbrook Explains How Lakers Can Play Without LeBron James And Anthony Davis

    Fadeaway World "Russell Westbrook has a simple message for the Los Angeles Lakers when they take the hardwood without their superstars, LeBron James and Anthony Davis. The point guard's piece of advice came after the Lakers' 126-113 loss to the Toronto Raptors...." December 08

  • Lakers' Improvements Mean Nothing Without Anthony Davis

    Bleacher Report "Anthony Davis' MVP-level play made it easy to overlook the other positives in the Los Angeles Lakers' recent run, but Tuesday's 116-102 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers was a reminder not to overthink. None of the other developments during L.A.'s recently concluded..." December 07

  • Anthony Davis’ ‘straight dominance’ is the ‘epicenter’ of the Lakers’ resurgence

    The Athletic "Anthony Davis doesn’t agree with the idea that he’s playing the best basketball of his career. When relayed the message that some consider his current production the best or second-best basketball he’s played, Davis scoffed and scrunched his face at the postgame..." December 06

  • With Anthony Davis in MVP Form, Lakers Should Go All-In This Trade Season

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers (10-12) have won eight of their last 10 games, Anthony Davis has entered the NBA's Most Valuable Player conversation, and a team that was considered a punchline a few weeks ago is finally being taken seriously. But with Davis back playing like..." December 05

  • Anthony Davis Draws MVP Buzz

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers' strong run of form continued Sunday as they earned a 130-119 road victory over the Washington Wizards. While the Lakers are still only 10-12 on the season, they've now won eight of their last 10 games. Anthony Davis has been a major spark..." December 05

  • Anthony Davis continues to apply trade pressure to Lakers: Either sell high, or bring in reinforcements

    CBS Sports "Right now, at this very moment, Anthony Davis is the best basketball player in the world. We haven't, even for a stretch, been able to say that for a long time, and who knows how long we'll be able to keep saying it this time. But it's true right now, and..." December 03

  • Anthony Davis Gives Lakers Fans A Heart Attack After He Falls On The Floor While Trying To Help LeBron James

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers and their fans survived an Anthony Davis injury scare during their 104-95 win against the San Antonio Spurs. Davis had another consistent outing pouring in 25 points, 13 rebounds, and 4 assists. However, at one stage of the game, he slipped and almost did a..." November 26

  • Charles Barkley says Anthony Davis has had a ‘disappointing’ career

    Sportsnaut "Anthony Davis is one of the better players in the NBA today. Especially when it comes to power forwards in the Association. The 29-year-old is an eight-time All-Star, four-time All-NBA player, is averaging a double-double for his career (24 points and 10 rebounds), and is a one-time champion..." November 25

  • This Heat-Lakers Trade Features Anthony Davis

    NBA Analysis "Some people will tell you to live in the moment. That’s good advice. At the same time, we have to prepare for the future. NBA teams need to find the same balance. Sure, you could spend all your money on expensive clothes and travel the world – whether you can afford..." November 24

  • Adrian Wojnarowski Drops Truth Bomb On Anthony Davis Amid Dominant Stretch For The Lakers

    Fadeaway World "At 5-11 on the season, there hasn't been much good going on in the world of Lakerland. But even in the middle of all the rain and clouds, there is a reason to be optimistic if you're a Lakers fan, and that reason is Anthony Davis. For most of his tenure as a Laker (aside from..." November 24

  • Colin Cowherd: Now is the Perfect Time to Trade Anthony Davis

    The Big Lead "Anthony Davis has been on an absolute heater over the past few games. He's recorded four straight 30-point double-doubles and put up his most dominant statline in years last night against the Phoenix Suns, scoring 37 points on 11-of-17 shooting and hauling in 21 rebounds. AD seems..." November 24