Los Angeles Lakers: The case for Anthony Davis at center

In a league where teams look to exploit every mismatch possible, however, neither brings enough to the table to warrant a spot in the starting lineup. Anthony Davis, on the other hand, is arguably the best big man in the NBA today who checks all the boxes when it comes to operating the 5-spot.

Next: 2019 NBA free agency tracker – grades for every deal so far
AD will ultimately get his no matter the position he’s in, but the Lakers didn’t pay a premium only to not get a full return. In their ultimate pursuit of a championship, it starts with unleashing the full range of powers from a superstar whose ideal position for both himself and the team couldn’t be any clearer.