In the NBA final, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat 124-114, leading 2-0 in the series. LeBron James, Anthony Davis, who played a very effective game against the Miami Heat, had a big share in the win of the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis spoke about Kobe Bryant, the legend of the Los Angeles Laker, in a statement after the match.
The excitement in the final series in the NBA continued with the second game. The Los Angeles Lakers faced off at the Miami Heat at the ESPN Wide World Sports Complex. The Lakers left the parquet 124-114, making the series 2-0.
In the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James competed with 33 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists, Anthony Davis with 32 points, 14 rebounds and Rajon Rando with 16 points, 10 assists. In Miami, injured Goran Dragic and Bam Adebayo did not play, while Jimmy Butler finished with 25 points and 13 rebounds.
The third match of the final series to be played between the Lakers and Miami will be played on Monday, October 5th at 02:30 CEST.
DAVIS CANNOT FORGET THAT MOMENT
After the game, Anthony Davis talked about Kobe Bryant, one of the legendary players of the Los Angeles Lakers, who died with his 13-year-old daughter after a helicopter crash last January, during the 2012 Olympic Games when he was 19.
Stating that Kobe Bryant spoke with his family during the 2012 Olympic Games in England, Davis told ESPN, “When we first went there, Kobe came to my family and me. To my father ‘Mr. Davis, your son is with me… I take this young talent under my wing. He said he will be with me wherever I go during the Olympic Games. And so he did. “Wherever Kobe went, I was going there,” he said.
KOBE HAS BEEN A MENTOR
Later, the friendship of the duo, who never broke off, improved. Kobe Bryant, who mentored Davis, played a major role in the development of the star basketball player. Davis did not disappoint Kobe Bryant’s confidence in him, with his ever-growing performance.
Although Kobe Bryant wanted too much to play with Anthony Davis in the Los Angeles Lakers, the duo couldn’t be on the same team. Davis, who played for the New Orleans Pelicans for exactly seven years, waited for the right time to leave. Davis, LeBron, who joined the Los Angeles Lakers at the beginning of the 2019-2020 season, three years after Kobe Bryant left basketball.
Although Anthony Davis and Kobe Bryant did not play together for a team’s title, they were on the same team three times in All-Star matches.
CAN GO TO HISTORY
Anthony Davis averaged 33 points and 11.5 rebounds in the final series. The star basketball player became the fifth player to average over 30 points, 10 rebounds and 75 percent shooting hits in the NBA finals. Davis captured Los Angeles Lakers legends Shaquille O’Neal and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as well as Boston Celtics’ unforgettable names Kevin McHale and Larry Bird.