Lakers' New Signing Admits Lack Of NBA Title Means 'Failure'

01 Août, 2019, 03:00 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
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"I don't think I have a failure that I've had yet", Davis told ESPN, as quoted on Yahoo Sports.

The Lakers along with Davis and James are widely considered second favorites to win the 2020 NBA championship and they are only behind city rivals Los Angeles Clippers, who are top of the pile after signing reigning 2019 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and 2019 MVP contender Paul George.

Anthony Davis is happy with how his career has gone so far. "Obviously, at the end of my career, if I don't win a championship".

Davis swapped the New Orleans Pelicans for the Lakers in a blockbuster commerce and the six-time All-Star is eyeing his first title.

He has yet to come close to National Basketball Association glory after New Orleans made the playoffs in just two of his seven seasons there.

Following six straight seasons failing to make the playoffs - the longest drought in franchise history - Pelinka restated the team's title expectations at Davis' introductory news conference. However proper now, I nonetheless have so much to do on this world on and off the court docket.

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That can be a precedence for newly appointed head coach Frank Vogel and normal supervisor Rob Pelinka.

"For us, anything short of a championship is not success", Pelinka said.

"So I don't feel like I've failed in anything". "So we have to learn from last season, because we didn't win a championship". While Davis established himself as one of the best players in the league today, the Pelicans made some poor decisions with how they constructed the roster.

He explained that he "watched too many insane movies when I was a kid, and it just, it messed me up for life".

After instantly agreeing to terms with Danny Green, they acquired Quinn Cook and DeMarcus Cousins, to go along with Jared Dudley and Troy Daniels, who both signed earlier on, as well as well as bringing back incumbents Rajon Rondo, Alex Caruso, JaVale McGee and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

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