Los Angeles Lakers superstar Anthony Davis finally won his first-ever NBA title on Sunday. The Brow certainly savored the moment and couldn’t help but tear up upon receiving the Larry O’Brien trophy with the rest of his team.
However, his fellow superstar LeBron James — who was already used to the moment after winning his fourth — gave AD some good old ribbing after seeing the big man’s soft side.
“He (LeBron) was [teasing] me, saying, ‘You’re soft. Oh, you crybaby!’” Davis revealed to Alex Kennedy of Basketball News. “It was an unbelievable feeling, and just an emotional moment for me… I just started to cry, I couldn’t hold it in. This is something that I’ve wanted my entire career, and it’s only the first one.”
LeBron James, of course, knows just how sweet it is to win that first title and he was ecstatic to share that moment with his good friend, Anthony Davis.
The 27-year-old slotman was key to the Lakers’ return to dominance this season and was the perfect complement to James’ all-around greatness.
Davis was pretty much unguardable in the regular season and led the Purple and Gold to the best record in the stacked Western Conference. He took his game to another level in the postseason and was crucial against the Miami Heat in the finale.
AD notched 25 points, 10.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 1.3 steals in six games versus Miami, all the while knocking down 57.5 percent of his shots from the field, 48.3 percent from three, and 95.2 percent from the free-throw line.
While he will enter free agency this summer, Davis is expected to re-sign with LA in hopes of building the next great Lakers dynasty with LeBron.
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