The LA Lakers had struggled in the 30 games that Anthony davis had missed an injury, so it’s understandable that his return to fitness was accompanied with a bang.
However, things did not go as planned for the team or the player. In fact, the Lakers have seen their form plunge since Davis made a comeback.
In his six games since returning from injury, Davis scored an average of 16.5 points per outing, with a 39.4% two-point success rate and a 17.4% three-point success rate.
In addition, the Lakers have a point difference of -56 when Davis is on the ground, which is twice as bad as the second worst.
In the recent defeat at the Toronto Raptors, Davis scored just 12 points in 33 minutes on the court. He looked even more vulnerable after James lebron had retired injured.
The reigning NBA champions are now out of the conversation when it comes to this season’s winners. the Lakers“ the chances of repeating their title seem bleak compared to Brooklyn Nets or Utah Jazz.