It was all going so well for the LA Lakers, or at least much better.
Recovering from a horror 2-10 start to the season where some were calling them a lottery team, the Lakers completely flipped the script to get to 10-12 before starting a road trip in early December.
The shock turnaround in their season was largely because of one man – Anthony Davis.
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Davis recaptured some of his absolute previous best form from his days with the New Orleans Pelicans as the form player of the entire NBA – averaging 27.4 points, 12.1 rebounds, 2.1 blocks and 1.3 blocks to surge into MVP calculations.
Beyond the numbers, he looked phenomenal again – diving all around the floor for blocks and defensive plays and attacking…