On the Los Angeles Lakers‘ road to the title in 2020, Anthony Davis showed the full versatility of his game, shooting close to 40% from 3 in the playoffs in the NBA bubble.
Last season, Davis’ outside shot fell off a cliff, with his 3-point percentage plummeting to 18.6%, contributing to the Lakers ranking 22nd in the league from beyond the arc.
It was a disappointing season overall for Anthony Davis, who missed 42 games because of knee and ankle injuries. He revealed Tuesday, after the Lakers’ second day of training camp under new coach Darvin Ham, that he was dealing with a previously undisclosed ailment that affected his accuracy.
“A lot of people don’t know this, but since January I was battling a wrist injury the whole year,” Davis said. “So it was affecting my shot and everything. That’s not an excuse but it was tough for me to shoot how I wanted to shoot. I couldn’t really follow through.”