Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis ‘won’t get his wish’ from Darvin Ham

[ad_1] Highlights Anthony Davis expressed a desire to play more at power forward, but NBA writer Mark Medina doesn’t think head coach Darvin Ham will accommodate his wishes unless in rare circumstances. Davis spent most of last season playing at center and reportedly wants more support in the center position to reduce the physical toll on his body. Medina suggests …

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Lakers, Jarred Vanderbilt agree to 4-year, $48M extension, sources say

[ad_1] Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff WriterSep 15, 2023, 10:06 AM ET CloseLakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. LOS ANGELES — Jarred Vanderbilt has agreed to a four-year, $48 million extension with the Lakers, locking in the defensive-minded forward …

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The Top 24 power forwards for the 2023-24 season

[ad_1] Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports One of the reasons why the Los Angeles Lakers went from borderline playoff team to legit contender at the trade deadline was their addition of young forward Jarred Vanderbilt, a defensive specialist with great tools on that end of the floor, one who can finish around the basket very efficiently on offense, at that. Vanderbilt, …

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LeBron James and other NBA stars are eyeing Paris Olympics

[ad_1] The medals had barely been hung on the necks of the German, Serbian and Canadian teams when word began to circulate about Team USA’s savior assembling an Avengers-style group of colleagues to fix American basketball in the upcoming Olympics. LeBron James, sources not authorized to speak publicly told The Times, is very interested in playing next summer in Paris, …

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“Charles Barkley Calls Him ‘Street Clothes’!?”: Stephen A. Smith Gives Anthony Davis an 7-word Nickname Amidst LeBron James’ Olympics Team Rumors

[ad_1] The FIBA World Cup 2023 ended in misery for Team USA, as they already plan to look ahead. With the 2024 Summer Olympics approaching, the rumors of LeBron James returning for the national side surfaced. The speculation hinted at a potential comeback for his teammate Anthony Davis too, prompting a reaction from Stephen A. Smith. America’s Favorite Video Today Referencing …

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“Okay With Kevin Durant Playing… Not Anthony Davis?”: NBA Twitter Clowns Stephen A. Smith For Biased Views Against LeBron James’ Teammate

[ad_1] After the Team USA’s disappointing finish to the FIBA World Cup 2023, the NBA world’s attention shifts to 2024 Paris Olympics. Anthony Edwards and his men succumbed to Germany in the semi-final game and eventually lost the 3rd place game against Canada. Fans and experts have already begun the roster selection for the Olympics. Notably, superstar LeBron James has …

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Massive Blockbuster Trade Proposal Sends Anthony Davis To Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo To Lakers

[ad_1] NBA Analysis Network One NBA writer is proposing that the Los Angeles Lakers trade Anthony Davis to the Milwaukee Bucks for Giannis Antetokounmpo in a massive blockbuster trade. Eddie Bitar of Fadeaway World proposed the following trade idea between the Bucks and Lakers: Los Angeles Lakers Receive: Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks Receive: Anthony Davis, Jarred Vanderbilt, 2029 First-Round Pick …

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LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard, Paul George subject to new NBA participation policy

[ad_1] Lakers open 2023-2024 vs. defending NBA champs Nuggets The Lakers will play nearly half the 82-game NBA regular season on national TV, the second most in the league. LOS ANGELES – Gone are the days when teams in the National Basketball Association could rest their stars without facing any penalties.  In Los Angeles – the Clippers have been ridiculed …

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3 reasons Christian Wood moves the needle for Lakers

[ad_1] Back when the Warriors signed DeMarcus Cousins to a one-year, possibly under-market deal in advance of the 2018-19 season, folks around the league suggested that Golden State’s new glut of talent effectively undid any semblance of competitive balance in the NBA. Similarly, when the Nets landed LaMarcus Aldridge after being bought out by the Spurs in 2021, to many, …

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Does Christian Wood make the Los Angeles Lakers a legit contender?

[ad_1] Are the Los Angeles Lakers a legit contender in the Western Conference with Christian Wood?  It’s amazing how the addition of one player can take a team from good to great, or from just making playoff appearances to competing for championships. The Los Angeles Lakers may have just acquired the piece they need in order to elevate them to …

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LeBron James recruiting megastars for Team USA, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis

[ad_1] NBA superstars LeBron James and Stephen Curry are among several top players interested in competing for the United States at next year’s Paris Olympics, according to multiple reports on Monday. Two-time Olympic champion and four-time NBA champion James has been recruiting fellow NBA stars for a US squad that seeks a fifth gold medal in a row next year …

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Former NBA All-Star erupts into excitement at thought of LeBron James and ‘the boys’ joining Team USA

[ad_1] Former NBA star Gilbert Arenas reacted to the news that Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James is looking to play in the 2024 Olympics. James and fellow Lakers star Anthony Davis both reportedly are ready to be part of a potential superteam in next summer’s games. Arenas couldn’t contain his laughter now that James is ready to take on …

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Inside the Lakers’ Plan to Keep Anthony Davis Happy

[ad_1] Signing Christian Wood played perfectly into the Lakers’ hands and more importantly, meant that the franchise kept their promise to one of their biggest stars – Anthony Davis. Davis played 99 percent of his minutes at center last season but this is not something he wanted to continue doing, NBA insider Dave McMenamin explained. “Wood tweeted that it had …

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