The dynamic duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis has been turning heads in the NBA, with their extraordinary on-court chemistry and a shared desire to make magic happen for the LA Lakers.
The Lakers’ recent triumph over the Houston Rockets, where both players demonstrated their prowess, has reignited discussions about the team’s potential when these two stars are on the floor together. So, let’s delve into what transpired during this electrifying match and how James and Davis have been the talk of the town.
In a sensational victory against the Houston Rockets, the Lakers secured a 134-109 win, with Anthony Davis showcasing an impressive 40-point performance. LeBron James, too, contributed significantly to the game, boasting 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists.
What did LeBron James say about Davis?
The 19x All-Star expressed his appreciation for his teammate’s performance, highlighting the importance of their mutual availability on the court and how Davis is currently “making magic.”
“We want to be on the floor together and make magic…He’s definitely making magic right now for sure.” @KingJames praises AD for his play and hopes they continue this going further. pic.twitter.com/GgWqQOiNIT
— Spectrum SportsNet (@SpectrumSN) April 3, 2023
Despite their undeniable synergy, James and Davis have only played together in 32 games this season, resulting in an underwhelming 17-15 record for the Lakers when both players are available. Injuries have plagued both stars, with James participating in just 50 games this season, while Davis has managed to appear in 51 games.
LeBron James has faced numerous injuries throughout the season, with a recent 13-game absence caused by a right foot injury sustained against the Dallas Mavericks on March 17th. On the other hand, Anthony Davis also grappled with a right foot injury in December, resulting in a 20-game absence due to a stress fracture.
Will the Lakers’ stars be able to play in the upcoming crucial games?
As the Lakers gear up to face the Utah Jazz on Tuesday and the LA Clippers on Wednesday, it remains uncertain if Davis will be cleared to play in both back-to-back games. While the team’s future hangs in the balance, having both stars available is paramount for the Lakers’ chances of making it to at least the play-in tournament.
Can the Lakers make it to the playoffs? Time will tell. You can share your thoughts with us in the comments.