Anthony Davis Says Lakers Have to Prefer Game 1 vs. Suns: 'Gotta Prefer Home-Court docket'
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Anthony Davis has blueprint the expectations for Game 1 of the Los Angeles Lakers first-round sequence against the Phoenix Suns.
He wants his crew to originate sure or no longer it's the final time all sequence the Suns sustain residence-court docket advantage:
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Anthony Davis: “You gotta capture Game 1. You gotta capture residence-court docket advantage.”
With followers an increasing number of returning to arenas round the NBA for the postseason, residence-court docket advantage would possibly perhaps per chance well per chance simply be more treasured than ever this year. For the No. 2 seeded Suns, that undoubtedly rings factual.
It is the first time since 2010 Phoenix has made the playoffs. That final escape ended with a 4-2 sequence loss within the convention finals to the Lakers—who would run on to use the title over the Boston Celtics.
Davis did no longer have to disaster about residence-court docket advantage final year since only cease traffic and family had been accredited to stumble on dwell at the neutral court docket all around the league's Orlando, Florida bubble.
The Suns would possibly perhaps per chance well per chance simply beget earned the advantage all around the fashioned season, but a Lakers use on Sunday will originate sure or no longer it's rapid-lived.