LeBron James responded to Anthony Davis for his comments on the Lakers’ defense; They said they would hold Davis accountable and vice versa.
The Lakers seem to have got 11 of their games in the season. They sat very high in the Western Conference with an 8–3 record following their win over the Rockets last night.
Anthony Davis led the Lakers in scoring last night as he dropped 27 points while shooting 9–12 from the field. He also set the tone for the Lakers on defense as he recorded 3 blocked shots on the night.
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Defense is something that the ‘Bro’ prides himself on and ensures that his presence is felt at that end of the court. He was a legitimate candidate for DPOY last season, and many argue that he has received DPOY honors over Giannis Entetoconampo.
LeBron James responded to Anthony Davis saying that the Lakers defense was a ‘sh * t’
After the loss to the San Antonio Spurs, Anthony Davis let go of his frustrations for the media postgame. He said, “Our defense was tonight * t * t. We did not play the lick of defense and people did what they wanted.”
After last night’s win over James Harden and co, LeBron James was asked how he felt when Anthony Davis made the remark. LeBron said, “He is a captain. He is one of the two captains we have, including me, and he can voice any opinion.
“He is holding himself accountable. So when he holds us accountable, we hold him accountable and vice versa. So you know, AD can say whatever he wants because all this is for the betterment of our team. We are responsible for that. So we thought it was right. “
LeBron James “Sh * t Defense” Comments on Anthony Davis: “He is a captain. He is one of two captains we have, including himself and can voice any opinions he likes. Will do. “https://t.co/jYxP2Ui4Ze
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Anthony Davis has been consistent on both ends of the floor for most of his career. Pairing him with defensive-minded coaches like Frank Vogel is a recipe for success. It would not be a common occurrence for the Lakers to go forward at the defensive end of the floor.