Anthony Davis And LeBron James Named To NBA In-Season All-Tournament Team

Los Angeles Lakers center Anthony Davis and forward LeBron James were named today to the 2023 All-Tournament Team for their performances in both Group Play and the Knockout Rounds of the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament. The duo paced the purple and gold to the inaugural NBA Cup with a
perfect 7-0 record.

Davis appeared in all seven In-Season Tournament games for the Lakers, averaging 23.3 points, 14.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.0 steals and 2.9 blocks in 33.9 minutes while shooting 52.5 percent from the field and 79.6 percent from the free-throw line. In the first Finals against the Indiana Pacers on Dec. 9 in Las Vegas, Davis racked up 41 points (16-24 FG, 9-13 FT) to go along with 20 rebounds, five assists and four blocks in 41 total minutes. The 30-year-old led all players in tournament action in total rebounds (102) and ranked second in total blocks (20). In seven In-Season Tournament games, James posted averages of 26.4 points, 8.0 rebounds, 7.6 assists and
1.6 steals in 30.7 minutes while shooting 56.8 percent from the field and 60.6 percent from 3-point range. Voted as this year’s In-Season Tournament Most Valuable Player, the 38-year-old made more field goals (67) than any other player throughout the tournament and finished the seven games with an IST-high of +116

The Lakers will honor Davis and James as they recognize the In-Season Tournament Championship ahead of their home game on Monday, Dec. 18. The team will unveil a unique, add-a-year In-Season Tournament banner, recognizing the inaugural 2023 win.

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