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Without LeBron and really shorthanded, what Anthony Davis is doing vs. Warriors

The LA Lakers have a must-win game against the Warriors, and even when the team is shorthanded and without their biggest star, they are batt

By James Brown

Lakers vs. GSW
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Cam Reddish, Gabe Vincent, and Jarred Vanderbilt have been out for several weeks now, but for tonight's game, they were joined by Christian Wood and and LeBron James having five critical absences for a key game against Steph Curry's Golden State Warriors.

Anthony Davis needs to show he can be the new face of the team and the leader, after one quarter he is doing it as he scored 13 points but also has been a nightmare at Golden State on the defensive end with 6 rebounds, and 2 blocks.

After Anthony Davis, Jaxson Hayes is the only center available but rookie Colin Castleton could be having some playing time as he has been valuable for the South Bay Lakers in the G-League.

The Lakers have a 3-game winning streak but are looking to increase it tonight against their West rival as the team is currently in the 9th seed while the Warriors are the 10th. LA is pursuing in the last 26 games of the regular season to make it straight to the playoffs by avoiding the Play-In Tournament.

Jaxson Hayes and Max Christie are helping the team from the bench

The backup center for tonight's game Jaxson Hayes and the young guard Max Christie have been helpful to the team. They're shooting 44% overall and 30% on 3s.

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