“If he is healthy they have a puncher’s chance” Chris Broussard believes that Anthony Davis can make Lakers championship contenders again

Analyst Chris Broussard reveals how Anthony Davis can help the Lakers come back in the Western Conference.

Anthony Davis and Chris Broussard
Anthony Davis and Chris Broussard

In the wake of missing more than a month, Lakers large man Anthony Davis made his exceptionally expected profit from Tuesday, scoring 8 points on half shooting in a 106-96 triumph over the Brooklyn Nets. While Davis was not at his best in the success, his return inhaled some life into the Lakers, who have been battling to remain above water the entire season. His quality alone made the Purple and Gold resemble an entirely different team.

Hours after the final buzzer, FOX Sports’ Chris Broussard proceeded to clarify how AD could really return his group to title dispute status.

Anthony Davis has the potential to make Lakers contenders again

Anthony Davis
Anthony Davis

During the discussion over Davis’s return analyst Chris Broussard was seen impressed with the way Davis had a good influence on the Lakers and could possibly make them contenders again.

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“The West is open. It’s more open than we thought a month ago. Phoenix is great but they’re not frightening anybody. Golden State, Draymond is having injury issues. Utah is Utah. Memphis is young. So can they get back to being a legit contender? I believe so, and here’s what AD has to do because it’s all on him. I need AD to take care of things inside…”

“If AD’s healthy the Lakers have a puncher’s chance. … I’m not ready to say they’re all the way back but this is a step in the right direction. If AD’s *near* the top of his game, you have 2 top 10 players. That’s good enough to contend in the West.”

Anthony Davis
Anthony Davis

Normally, the Lakers have been searching for answers the entire season. In the midst of humiliating misfortunes and dreary exhibitions, the local area was sure that changes must be made to make something happen.

It ends up, the arrangement might have been directly in front of them the entire time.

“He’s one of the best two-way players in the game and I see him impacting both sides of the ball,” coach Frank Vogel said “We missed his defensive versatility, length at the basket, ability to the guard on the perimeter and obviously everything he does offensively.”

As a flexible huge man, Davis offers a great deal that might be of some value. He secures the edge, snatches simple bounce back, and rules the hostile end with hop shooting and post play.

As of now, we have seen the effect it has on the Lakers’ general presentation. Whether or not it will be to the point of sending off a long postseason run, nonetheless, is not yet clear.

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