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Anthony Davis: American basketball player
Anthony Marshon Davis Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays the power forward and center positions. Davis was the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. He is a seven-time NBA All-Star and has been named to four All-NBA First Teams and four NBA All-Defensive Teams. In 2020, he won his first NBA championship as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. He also earned a gold medal with the 2012 US Olympic team.

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Fans celebrate Lakers' NBA championship [Video]

Fans celebrate Lakers' NBA championship

Fans crowded into the streets outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles onSunday night, after the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat 106-93 onSunday night to win the NBA Finals in six games...

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Lakers fans go wild after NBA championship win [Video]

Lakers fans go wild after NBA championship win

LeBron James capped another illustrious title run as the Los Angeles Lakers earned their record-tying 17th championship at the NBA Finals on Sunday night near Orlando. Gloria Tso reports.

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LeBron 'humbled' after he & Davis compared with Bryant & O'Neal [Video]

LeBron 'humbled' after he & Davis compared with Bryant & O'Neal

LeBron James and Anthony Davis become the first LA Lakers duo since Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal in 2002 to score more than a combined 60 points in an NBA Finals game.

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LeBron James Doused in Booze In Crazy Locker Room Party, FaceTimes Mom

The parade is on hold, but the Lakers locker room celebration Sunday night was LIIIIIIIITTTTTTTTTT!!!! LeBron James, J.R. Smith, Anthony Davis, Rajon Rondo, Dwight Howard, Jared Dudley threw on some..
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Kobe and Gianna Bryant 'guided this team the entire year,' Lakers GM Rob Pelinka says

Kobe Bryant told the Lakers, "this is your year," Anthony Davis said. They didn't disappoint, winning their 17th NBA championship and first since 2010
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L.A. Lakers Win Title, Victory Parade Postponed Until COVID Pandemic Is Over

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Lakers close out Heat with Game 6 rout for record-tying 17th NBA championship

LeBron James and Anthony Davis took care of business in Game 6, leading the Lakers to a 106-93 victory for the 17th title in franchise history.
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Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis match Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal with NBA Finals scoring feat

LeBron James and Anthony Davis became the first Lakers teammates since Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal with 30 points each in an NBA Finals game.
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LeBron James, Anthony Davis power Lakers past Heat for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 33 points and Anthony Davis had 32 as the Lakers handled the depleted Heat for a 124-114 win in Game 2 and 2-0 lead.
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LeBron James credits coach Frank Vogel for Lakers being 'great' this season

LeBron James and Anthony Davis strongly credit Frank Vogel for guided the Los Angeles Lakers to their first NBA Finals appearance in 10 years.
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Anthony Davis has been Lakers' clutch fourth-quarter closer against Nuggets

Anthony Davis had never appeared in the conference finals before, but he has met the moment with some dominant fourth quarters against the Nuggets.
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Anthony Davis hits game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Lakers 2-0 lead on Nuggets

Anthony Davis knocked down the game-winning 3 as time expired to give the Lakers a 105-103 win over the Nuggets and a 2-0 lead in the West finals.
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Denver Nuggets balance frustration with officiating and their own play in Game 1 loss to Los Angeles Lakers

Foul trouble, an inability to contain Anthony Davis leave Denver Nuggets frustrated with Game 1 performance against the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Los Angeles Lakers run away from Denver Nuggets in Game 1 of Western Conference finals

Anthony Davis led the way as the Los Angeles Lakers handled the Denver Nuggets in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
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LeBron James, Anthony Davis lead Lakers to bounce-back win over Rockets in Game 2

The Lakers finished with a 117-109 win over the Rockets in Game 2 by relying on a simple formula: Depend on their star players.
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Rockets' James Harden, Russell Westbrook overcome Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis in Game 1

The Rockets' stars outperformed the Lakers' stars as Houston stole Game 1 with a comfy 112-97 win over Los Angeles.
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LeBron James, Anthony Davis shine again as Lakers close out Blazers in Game 5

LeBron James and Anthony Davis combined for 79 points as the Lakers finished off the Blazers in Game 5 for their first playoff series win since 2012.
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Lakers stars LeBron James, Anthony Davis shine to take down Blazers for Game 3 win

LeBron James and Anthony Davis combined for 67 points, 23 rebounds and 16 assists to guide the Lakers past the Blazers 116-108 for a 2-1 series lead.
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Anthony Davis dominates, Lakers easily roll over Blazers in Game 2 for first playoff win since 2012

Anthony Davis scored 31 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Los Angeles flexed its muscles on defense and held Portland to 88 points.
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LeBron James, Lakers Wear Fake MAGA Hat Supporting Breonna Taylor Before Game

The entire Lakers roster is joining James in calling for justice for Taylor -- with stars from Dwight Howard to Anthony Davis to Alex Caruso wearing the hats prior to Tuesday night's game. All eyes are..
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Lakers' Anthony Davis explains why he won't wear social justice message on jersey for NBA restart

Anthony Davis considered wearing a message on his jersey, but he stuck with his last name because it is "something that is very important to me."
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Anthony Davis says he's '100 percent healthy,' Lakers' title chances higher after hiatus

Anthony Davis declared himself 100% healthy and thinks the Lakers' title chances are better after the team was able to rest during the NBA shutdown.
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In CA: Who can be bothered with enviro regs amid a pandemic? Nine states say, 'everyone'

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James, Davis discuss virus precautions

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Despite injury scare, Lakers' Anthony Davis has proven he can stay durable

Anthony Davis has spent his first season with L.A. in front of an audience nervously awaiting for him to suffer a injury. Yet, he has been reliable.
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LeBron James picks Anthony Davis first in All-Star draft, Giannis Antetokounmpo takes Joel Embiid

LeBron James went with his teammate as the top pick after all. Giannis Antetokounmpo selected one of his "African brothers" with the second pick.
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What current Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis learned from Kobe Bryant

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Lakers forward Anthony Davis exits after injuring lower back on hard fall

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Anthony Davis declines Lakers' extension offer, still expected to re-sign next summer

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis declined a four-year, $146 million max extension on Tuesday so he can become an unrestricted free agent in July.
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Giannis antetokounmpo had 34 points and hit a career-high five 3s to lead the Bucks to a 111-104 win over LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers.
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LeBron James sparks Lakers after getting chewed out by teammates

After a turnover-filled first half, LeBron James heard it from Anthony Davis. He responded with a big second half to guide the Lakers past the Heat.
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Inside Lakers star Anthony Davis' dominant homecoming against New Orleans

LA Lakers star Anthony Davis logged a season-high 41 points in a dominant homecoming performance against his former team, the New Orleans Pelicans.
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Brandon Ingram on the Lakers last year: 'It wasn't always good energy'

Brandon Ingram and the Pelicans say the trade last year with the Lakers for Anthony Davis worked out for everybody.
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Lakers' Anthony Davis dominates despite shoulder pain: 'It was bothering me a lot'

Lakers star Anthony Davis dominated with 40 points and 20 rebounds despite shoulder pain he said was 'bothering' him a lot. Should L.A. be worried?
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Lakers' Anthony Davis not interested in off-court branding: 'I just want to play basketball'

Anthony Davis insists he's not interested in his business profile or movies now that he's playing in Los Angeles. "I’m just focused on basketball."
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Lakers' LeBron James on Team USA's seventh-place World Cup finish: 'The rest of the world is better'

Lakers' LeBron James and Anthony Davis say that Team USA's seventh-place finish isn't as simple as who chose not to go to FIBA World Cup.
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Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis on free agency: 'I just want to focus on this year'

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Healthy LeBron James exudes optimism, sees Anthony Davis as focal point of Lakers offense

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr says Anthony Davis trade to Lakers is 'bad for the league'

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Anthony Davis' trade request that resulted in him being dealt to the Lakers this summer is "bad for the league."
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Anthony Davis doesn't completely shut door on signing with hometown Chicago Bulls

Newly acquired Lakers star Anthony Davis said at a camp this week that he could sign with the Chicago Bulls "if the opportunity ever presents itself."
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E'Twaun Moore Q&A: 'I didn’t know we were going to get all of that back for Anthony Davis'

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When the Los Angeles Lakers introduced Anthony Davis to the media on Saturday, the star revealed he actually found out about the trade on Instagram.
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Why reuniting DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis with the L.A. Lakers makes so much sense

When the pair played together in New Orleans, DeMarcus Cousins had one of the best years of his career and Anthony Davis averaged a career-high 28.1.
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Lakers acquire DeMarcus Cousins, Danny Green and Quinn Cook to add depth

DeMarcus Cousins will try to win an NBA title with LeBron James, former teammate Anthony Davis and the L.A. Lakers after year with Golden State.
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Anthony Davis trade to Lakers expected to spark major shake-ups around NBA

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What's next for Lakers after Anthony Davis trade? Top free agents to target

With LeBron James and Anthony Davis in town, what the Los Angeles Lakers do in free agency this summer will be huge for the franchise's future.
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Secret to his success? Pelicans' David Griffin struck quickly with Anthony Davis trade

Two months into his job as executive VP of basketball operations for the Pelicans, David Griffin has set up the team for the present and the future.
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Anthony Davis through the years

A look at the career of NBA superstar Anthony Davis.
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'Just the beginning': LeBron James welcomes Anthony Davis to Lakers

Superstar big man Anthony Davis is headed to the Los Angeles Lakers, and his new teammate, LeBron James, couldn't be happier.
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