WATCH: LeBron James Innocently Smiling at Anthony Davis on His Wedding Would Melt Your Heart

Published 09/20/2021, 11:24 AM EDT
Los Angeles, CA, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 – Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) and Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) talk during a break in the action against the Clippers at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier/ Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)


By the looks of it, this definitely seems to be a big year for the Los Angeles Lakers. Not only did they have the most happening offseason but one of their superstars just tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Marlen P.

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Anthony Davis and Marlen go way back and even have a daughter together named Nala Davis. But their relationship was kept very private until their wedding and LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, and many others were a part of the celebrations. However, it is safe to say LeBron’s appearance captured the most attention, and rightfully so.

LeBron James and Anthony Davis’ unmatched off-court friendship

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As soon as images and videos of the event started making their way to social media, fans couldn’t stop obsessing over it. There were some hilarious and some teary moments caught on camera. From Anthony Davis serenading his wife with a beautiful song to singing ‘My, My, My’ at the top of his lungs, it had it all.

And of course, his partner in crime on the court, LeBron James, had to be there. He and Russell Westbrook even made headlines for coming to the wedding in the most stylish way possible. Moments of LeBron during the event have been creating a media frenzy.

At first, it was him singing and dancing alongside Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, while Quinn Cook filmed it. And now, it’s his cheeky smile to AD while after the ring ceremony got over and Davis walked away with his wife. Such a pure moment between two friends.

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Can the two Lakers superstars bring another NBA championship?

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It is safe to say that this dynamic duo was able to pull off bagging an NBA title in the oddest and difficult scenarios, inside the Orlando Bubble, for a reason. Their chemistry in the court was unmatched, and the root is definitely how they are off the court.

Goofy moments between these two brothers have paved a way into the fans’ hearts ever since Anthony Davis joined the franchise. But his presence on Davis’ most important day of his life probably tops it all.

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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James celebrates with forward Anthony Davis after a play during the third quarter against the Miami Heat in game two of the 2020 NBA Finals. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Well, now that AD has achieved a ring in his personal life, perhaps it’s time to win one in his professional life as well. Unfortunately, injuries issues came in between the Lakers‘ journey.

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But with both of them healthy and returning, and with an even stellar supporting cast, can they turn the table around and add another championship to the Lakers legacy?

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Yashima Bhatia

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Yashima Bhatia is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports who specialises in providing nuanced predictions and updates for matches. She has a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Yashima's love for playing the game came up at a young age, when the excitement of the games coupled with the intensity of the Playoffs had her hooked.

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