LeBron James Sends Heartwarming Birthday Wish to Anthony Davis’ Daughter Nala

Published 11/01/2021, 10:37 PM EDT
May 15, 2021; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) gets a high five from forward Anthony Davis (3) after a foul in the second quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports


Teammates make up a big part of success in basketball. Having good players around can change the entire dimension of the team. Moreover, it also allows the players to make a bond as they compete. Likewise, LeBron James and Anthony Davis became close when they teamed up on the Los Angeles Lakers. Now, James’ recent actions just how tightly-knit this duo is off the court.

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AD came to the Lakers back in 2019. It was the most anticipated trade at the time and had everyone in shock. The purple and gold had to trade a good part of their young core to acquire Davis. However, it all ended up being worth it. In the first season itself, LeBron and AD led the Lakers to the 17th title in franchise history. Davis played a crucial part while LeBron took home finals MVP.

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LeBron James wishes Anthony Davis’ daughter

While they are a power-packed duo on the court, off the court it is no different. Both the Laker stars are close when it comes to their families and are frequently hanging out with each other as well. Recently, LeBron wrote something that further proved the depth in their personal relation.

Halloween week marked another special event for Anthony Davis. His daughter, Nala Davis, celebrates her birthday and turned four. AD uploaded a picture to his Instagram to celebrate it as she is dressed in her Halloween attire. Interestingly, King James took notice and posted an IG story, saying, “HAPPY BDAY NIECE!!! *Heart emojis*”

Mar 21, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Lakers injured forward LeBron James (left) and Anthony Davis against the Phoenix Suns during the first half at Phoenix Suns Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

 

This shows just how close AD and LeBron are in real life. While these two stars work together like bread and butter on the floor, it is no different off the court either. They share a special bond with one another that goes beyond basketball. It is great to see players have great relations outside the court and embracing each others’ families.

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The dynamic duo and their tight bond

LeBron has always been the one to welcome new teammates. Let it be with Anthony Davis or with Russell Westbrook. The ‘King’ always does his part. He often invites teammates over to his house to celebrate an ocassion and make their bond stronger. When it comes to family, both Bron and AD know each other very well at a personal level.

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Coming to on the court, it is an adjusting period for the two Laker stars. Both L-Train and AD are making their contributions. However, with a new team in place, they are yet to adjust to the rotations and fit in as a team. However, the Lakers’ ‘Big 3’ has shown sparks of what they can do together. Do you think the purple and gold will figure things out soon? Let us know in the comments below.

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Anuj Talwalkar

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Anuj Talwalkar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a student studying at NM College in Mumbai, aspiring to pursue sports management to follow his love for sports. Anuj started following the NBA last year, and he loves to combine his passion for writing with his understanding of basketball.

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