Jay Williams calls out Anthony Davis for his lack of consistency

The LA Lakers couldn’t match the skin capturing of the Golden State Warriors final evening in Recreation 2. Golden State’s win tied the sequence at one recreation apiece as Recreation 3 heads to LA. NBA analyst Jay Williams known as out one Lakers participant for his inconsistency all through the playoffs. He was talking about Anthony Davis. 

In Recreation 2 final evening, Anthony Davis led the Lakers with 33 minutes performed. He ended the sport with 11/7/4 after 30/23/5 in Recreation 1. That’s the inconsistency that Willaims is referring to when speaking about Davis. The eight-time all-star has fluctuated between being elite and never exhibiting up for his staff.

If the sample continues for Davis, he’s slotted to have a dominant outing in Recreation 3 tomorrow evening. NBA betting websites have the Lakers at (-162) to win Recreation 3 at house.

Anthony Davis has not discovered the consistency he wants within the playoffs this season

To place into perspective how forwards and backwards Davis has been within the 2023 playoffs, listed here are his stats from the eight video games the Lakers have performed.

  • 4/16/23 vs Grizzlies (22/12/3) 
  • 4/19/23 vs Grizzlies (13/9/3)
  • 4/22/23 vs Grizzlies (31/17/2) 
  • 4/24/23 vs Grizzlies (12/11/2) 
  • 4/26/23 vs Grizzlies (31/19/1) 
  • 4/28/23 vs Grizzlies (16/14/1) 
  • 5/2/23 vs Warriors (30/23/5) 
  • 5/4/23 vs Warriors (11/7/4)

Davis’ struggles should not the one cause the Lakers misplaced Recreation 2. Nevertheless, he must discover a approach to present up extra constantly when the Lakers want him. The Lakers stood no likelihood towards the Warriors who had been lethal from being the arc final evening. They tied a franchise playoff report with 21 three’s made. As a staff, they went 21-42 from deep, a deadly (.500) %.

The Lakers shot a decent (.426) from the sector as a staff final evening, however their three-point capturing was terrible. They went 10-34 (.294) % from deep final evening and had been outclassed by the Warriors’ capturing efficiency. Rui Hachimura and LeBron James had been the one Lakers to make not less than two or extra threes final evening.