Lakers: Why Trade Anthony Davis to Golden State Can Benefit Both Sides – All Lakers

With chatter about a potential Los Angeles Lakers deal, starting point guard Russell Westbrook, and his exorbitant $47.1 million contract expiring, Los Angeles may be turning to a tighter renewal on the roster: dumping forward/center Anthony Davis.

In his 10th season in the NBA, the 6’10 big man from the University of Kentucky continued a disturbing trend as he lost 36 games or more for the second year in a row. It has dropped significantly in the past few seasons. He lost some of his lifting power and athleticism, having gained extra weight to play more minutes in the center. But it still has to have value. It will happen when, at 40, healthy. During the 2021-22 season, the 29-year-old averaged 23.2 points, 9.9 plates, 3.1 assists, 2.3 blocks, and 1.2 steals.