Does Anthony Davis Make LeBron And The Lakers Title Contenders?

  • Published on Jun 18, 2019
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    We shouldn't have been surprised that Anthony Davis was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Jason Hart, and 3 first round picks. But the timing caught everyone off guard, and Coach Nick went deep into the footage to see whether or not pairing LeBron James with Anthony Davis is enough to get them to a title.
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  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 18 days ago

    Danny Green is a more reliable 3-point shooter for Lebron & Davis.
    198----3-pointers made at 45%.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 18 days ago

    Anthony Davis is reunited with 2018 Playoff teammate Rajon Rondo. 😀😀
    Davis will stay on the floor with the 2nd Unit plenty of times just because Rondo knows his favorite spots better than any Laker passer, & that includes Lebron James.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 18 days ago

    Anthony Davis knows that Floor Spacing has shrunk with fellow Shot-blocker JaVale McGee or Dwight Howard in the Low Post = more Stretch-4 duties for Anthony Davis, a goal of 37% for 3-pointers.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 18 days ago

    Lakers feature 2 Shot-blockers on the 1st Unit now = JaVale McGee or Dwight Howard at Center. 😀😀😀
    JaVale McGee getting some of those Lob Dunks.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 18 days ago

    With Kyle Kuzma's injury (stress reaction), Training Camp begins with 1 of these bench players having to use their previous NBA Playoff experience to replace Kyle Kuzma.

  • Audie Sandy
    Audie Sandy Month ago

    Why no all star game footage

  • Olly Tropics
    Olly Tropics Month ago

    Should get Kadeem Allen

  • Olly Tropics
    Olly Tropics Month ago

    LeBron said he was ok with taking the backseat

  • Ryan Burke
    Ryan Burke Month ago

    I can’t wait to see Lakers fans faces when they look up in the standings and see the Kings above them again 😂😂

  • Francisco Amador
    Francisco Amador Month ago +2

    yes bron and AD make lakers title contenders their gonna beat clippers 100% better than clippers AD and bron are the best duol ever

  • Chestan James
    Chestan James 2 months ago

    You're a legend for going thru Orlando film

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 2 months ago

    60 minutes after Kawhi makes his decision, Lebron James gets his SPOT-UP SHOOTER back. 😀😀😀
    Lebron James at the 1-spot to let Boogie Cousins join Anthony Davis on the Elbow in Horns, NOT LEBRON !!!

  • Jeff C
    Jeff C 2 months ago

    LA championship

  • Charlie Golf
    Charlie Golf 2 months ago

    nice video..very accurate

  • YooForik
    YooForik 2 months ago

    Short answer. Yes. Long answer. Hell yes

  • Manu El-Ocho
    Manu El-Ocho 3 months ago

    Didn’t they have like 3!signed players at the time of this video’s making?? Coach Nick = cringiest bandwagonner

  • Mason Waters
    Mason Waters 3 months ago

    I dont like the Lakers coming out of the West. Unless LBJ and AD increase their 3pt volume, don't think they'll be effective enough offensively

  • J J
    J J 3 months ago +2

    redo this video

  • Jaz Amora
    Jaz Amora 3 months ago

    Looks like all of these are thrown out of the window then, knowing theyre gonna play Bron pg and basically turn him into iso-Harden. He'll retire in no time with that usage rate

  • Xavcol2e
    Xavcol2e 3 months ago


  • Matthew Mayronne
    Matthew Mayronne 3 months ago +8

    Can you provide an updated video that includes the Lakers' latest roster additions?

  • Rohan Akkineni
    Rohan Akkineni 3 months ago +7

    Coach, can you please make a video on the new lakers with cousins, javale mcgee, rondo and quinn cook

  • eBron James
    eBron James 3 months ago +3

    So you used a clip of LeBron shorting layups as evidenced of his realize that LeBron shot a career average 70% at the rim this past season. He was a bit slow after the injury but I don’t see the decline p

    • Simon Sez
      Simon Sez 3 months ago

      You realize “decline” doesn’t necessarily mean the guy fell off the map lol it’s not LeBron slander so you can calm down with the Stan act. You literally just stated it yourself saying he was “a bit slow after the injury” then continue to say you don’t see a decline when the words are synonymous... When your car slows down, there’s a decline in speed, it’s decelerating. That doesn’t mean it can no longer accelerate lmao it just means it’s not going as fast as other cars that didn’t slow down 🤦‍♂️
      If you’re saying being physically slower and less athletic doesn’t effect your game and that’s your reasoning behind LBJ not showing any decline then I really don’t think anyone should waste their time talking to you about basketball

  • Smoove Talk
    Smoove Talk 3 months ago

    What about the clippers now with kawhi Leonard and Paul Goerge. Whos the best team in LA?

  • Rakhunuhepp Taylor
    Rakhunuhepp Taylor 3 months ago +1

    You do realize that Vogel was a runner-up for the Knicks Head Coaching job in the Phil Jackson Era? I really think his willingness to run the triangle along with his Defensive coaching prowess as well as Phil Jackson's whispers of advise that won him the Lakers Head Coaching gig . Can you imagine imagine AD, LBJ, Kwahi,and potentially Boogie running the triangle offense particularly with LeBron running point with Jason Kidd on the bench in La La land? And you thought Magic was running SHOWTIME? "California knows how to party! California know how to party! In the City of LA!😝

    • Simon Sez
      Simon Sez 3 months ago

      When has LeBron ever really accepted coaching tho?

  • Lone Blade
    Lone Blade 3 months ago

    Starting lineup Prediction (NO PUN INTENDED!):
    Anthony Davis PF/C
    Lebron James PF
    Kyle Kuzma SF/SG
    Kawhi Leonard SG
    Jeremy Lin PG

  • CodyS777
    CodyS777 3 months ago

    Hahaha Nope Lakers are Garbage with or without injury prone AD.

  • MrJones870
    MrJones870 3 months ago

    Yo I'm sorry but this is #Dope. You just gained a subscriber 👌🏿

  • Kevin Olmsted
    Kevin Olmsted 3 months ago

    Ads in the middle of the video. Come on man.

  • Kelly Bond
    Kelly Bond 3 months ago

    They'll sign Russell, and fill in with JR Smith and Melo. Can't imagine how that could go badly...

  • carlo trese
    carlo trese 3 months ago

    lebron wil just hold the ball until 5 sec of shot clock😂😂

  • Enthusiastic Zestful Villainy

    What are the chances they get kawhi?

  • Aaron Rohrer
    Aaron Rohrer 3 months ago

    Why bother analyzing Vogels offense? We all know Lebron is going to do whatever tf he wants anyways.

    - TTMTBWF 3 months ago


  • Seb
    Seb 3 months ago

    So Lebron off the ball? I dont see that happens at all

  • CanadianLoveKnot
    CanadianLoveKnot 3 months ago

    Lakers are still trash.

  • GreaterGood510
    GreaterGood510 3 months ago

    No playoffs for the fakers

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 3 months ago

    Milwaukee Bucks will learn how to run 5-Out Motion Offense with a more developed ballhandler = Lebron James

  • Mr Smarty Pants
    Mr Smarty Pants 3 months ago +45

    Bosh and Love were also third options.
    AD will be the second option, which means he will get a lot more touches then Bosh and Love did..

    • Olly Tropics
      Olly Tropics Month ago

      Honestly I think he could be the first option this year at least throughout the year

    • ezetram
      ezetram 3 months ago

      Foreal hope they don’t forget how good ad is

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 3 months ago

    Lakers need a DEFENSIVE UPGRADE at the 4-spot to push Kyle Kuzma back to the 2nd Unit where he had major success = 159------3-pointers against 2nd Unit defenders and All-NBA Rookie 1st Team.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 3 months ago

    Double-Staggered Pindown via Early Offense, needs to remain even with former head coach Luke Walton gone.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 3 months ago

    Lakers GM, Rob Pelinka is HELL-BENT on defying the odds, still trying to clear Salary Cap Space for that 3rd STAR PLAYER. 😀😀😀
    Knows the Lakers can bring back Trade Deadline acquisition, 3-point shooter Reggie Bullock via Larry Bird's Rights provision, can go over the Salary Cap without being penalized.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 3 months ago

    Flex Offense & Spurs Motion Offense WEAK or STRONG for cruise control.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 3 months ago

    Landing former Grit & Grind head coach, Lionel Hollins as an assistant coach gives the Lakers a defensive coordinator for the already defensive-minded head coach, Frank Vogel. 😀😀😀
    Below average defenders play above themselves when taught how to excel at TEAM DEFENSE.
    Give Lebron 2 SHARPSHOOTERS & you have tremendous floor spacing like Milwaukee Bucks.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 3 months ago

    Major Draft Day steal = Zack Norvell. 😀😀😀
    Poor man's Klay Thompson
    Lebron James and Anthony Davis get extra floor spacing with 6'5 SHARPSHOOTER from Gonzaga.
    Can also attack baseline from the LEFT CORNER.
    Left-handed, which throws off some defenders.

  • Arthur J
    Arthur J 3 months ago

    AD is gonna get so many lobs he won't have to dribble ever again!

    HAZZARD 3 months ago

    Still think Lakers are gonna struggle

  • Franchize
    Franchize 3 months ago

    C Davis PF Kuz SF James SG Jamal Crawford PG Payton/Beverley and 3 Deep bench would be good. They don't need another star they need depth and role players around those 3.

  • KunaiForce
    KunaiForce 3 months ago

    McGee was a pretty good roll man

  • DauntlessV03
    DauntlessV03 3 months ago

    Bold of you to assume LeBron would agree to run a legit offense

  • Nathan Tong
    Nathan Tong 3 months ago


  • jeff lusty
    jeff lusty 3 months ago

    I don't think AD puts LAKERS as title contenders. I ithink it assures the Lakers at least a WCF appearance! I have no clue as to why AD would want to pair up with a player who disappears in the final minutes of the biggest games. With that 23-32 million cap space they need role players. They still need to get past GSW. Even if Durant doesn't sign with warriors, The GSW are still the Team to beat, Depending upon Free agency( who signs, who goes)!

  • Joe White
    Joe White 3 months ago

    They will probably win it all.

  • AL Brand
    AL Brand 3 months ago

    They need Kyrie.

  • The Fozzy Bear
    The Fozzy Bear 3 months ago

    Kawhi and the Raptors will be title defenders. It still hasn't sunk in yet for me. LOL!

  • Everett01
    Everett01 3 months ago +2

    C Davis
    PF Kuzma
    SF Lebron
    SG Butler
    PG Rondo
    Not a bad squad.

    • DeAndre Page
      DeAndre Page 3 months ago

      @Everett01 Kyle Kuzma is perfect for the 2nd Unit. 😀😀😀
      Everybody loves to complain about Lebron James's defense, so your 4-man needs to be that 2nd Rim Protector

    • Everett01
      Everett01 3 months ago

      Yeah, but since they're playing Kuzma and AD I think they have more shooters than normal.

    • DeAndre Page
      DeAndre Page 3 months ago

      Butler is cool, but if you sign a mid-range shooter like Jimmy Butler, your point guard better be a SHARPSHOOTER for adequate Floor Spacing.

  • MJ Trace
    MJ Trace 3 months ago

    Best basketball videos. Coach Nick doesent have opinions he has constructed reasoning.

  • Yifan Wang
    Yifan Wang 3 months ago

    I just have a question.

    How many "top five players" there are in the NBA? If AD is one of them, which one of the following is exactly not a top 5?

    KD, Kawhi (best performers in the offseason), Harden, Giannis (best performers in the regular season), Lebron, Curry. That's already six.

    It sounded like there are seven "top five" players in the NBA.

  • yannickmoon.
    yannickmoon. 3 months ago

    These two with Alex Carushow at point will be unstoppable

  • Yakisoba Pan Man
    Yakisoba Pan Man 3 months ago

    1st - Sign Danny Green and Pat Beverley 2nd - Win Championship