LeBron James recently shared his thoughts on why he believes Anthony Davis is the rightful face of the Los Angeles Lakers franchise as they gear up for the 2023/24 NBA season, which kicks off this month. According to James, Davis has shown exceptional talent and leadership qualities that make him the ideal choice for the role. Hence, he has designated Davis as the face of the Lakers team.
James and his team are gearing up for the 2023/24 NBA season, with hopes of winning his fourth championship. He has been playing alongside Davis since the latter was traded to the Lakers in 2019. Despite James’ long-standing success in basketball, he believes that Davis is the true franchise player for the Lakers. During a recent media day, James emphasized the importance of Davis to Darvin Ham’s team and referred to him as “the face” of the franchise. James also expressed his happiness and pride for Davis upon hearing about his contract extension with the Lakers, which will keep him on the team until 2027/28 and earn him a total of £223m ($270m) over the next five years.
The Los Angeles Lakers are gearing up for the upcoming NBA season with star players Anthony Davis and LeBron James leading the way. The duo has their sights set on winning yet another championship, and they’re excited to play together once again. The Lakers will have a busy pre-season schedule, facing off against tough opponents like the Brooklyn Nets, Phoenix Suns, and Milwaukee Bucks, among others. However, their main focus is on the opening night game against the reigning NBA champions, the Denver Nuggets, where they’ll go head-to-head with Nikola Jokic. With such a talented team, the Lakers are hoping to achieve great things this season.