Anthony Davis on Rajon Rondo: ‘Me and Him Simply Click on’
After the Lakers big Recreation 5 victory over the Nuggets, they’re headed to the NBA Finals for the primary time since 2010. After the sport, Anthony Davis talked about how Rajon Rondo was one of many first individuals he known as as soon as he was traded to the Lakers.
“After I obtained traded right here, he was truly the primary particular person I known as. I informed him I needed him to come back again. I knew how a lot I excelled with him and the way a lot of a pacesetter he’s and his mindset on the ground and his will to win. To have a man like that with a basketball thoughts and his IQ…he is aware of what it takes. Me and him simply click on.”
On a query from @Rachel__Nichols, Anthony Davis talked about how Rajon Rondo was one of many first individuals he known as after his commerce to the Lakers to inform him he needed him to come back again as a result of he revered his management and can to win. pic.twitter.com/IYztJ8hGbc— Kyle Goon (@kylegoon) September 25, 2020
Davis has had excessive reward for Rondo for a lot of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, just lately speaking about how ‘Playoff Rondo’ is actual. Davis and Rondo performed collectively in New Orleans for a season and meshed extraordinarily nicely. Now, each members of the Lakers, they’re headed to the 2020 NBA Finals collectively.
AD has stuffed the stat sheets so far within the postseason, placing up 28.eight factors and 9.three rebounds per contest. Whereas Rondo doesn’t essentially blow you away within the field rating, his management and IQ are issues that the Lakers have benefited from.