At 25-13, the Lakers are 3.5 games back of … Anthony Davis figured out Caruso’s importance Mavericks’ Jalen Brunson (13) defends Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso (4) as he drives to the basket in the first half of the game at Staples Center. The Lakers moved to 8-7 without Anthony Davis in the lineup this season by besting the Pacers in their first game out of the break. Anthony Davis rises up to hammer home a dunk to tie the Pistons at 118-118 in overtime. Anthony Davis had high praise for his teammates in the Los Angeles Lakers Alex Caruso and Kyle Kuzma. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers PF Anthony Davis has been ruled out for Monday’s game vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder due to right Achilles tendonosis. Our defense was shit tonight. Thunder vs. Lakers NBA injury report, odds, spread: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander out; Anthony Davis, Alex Caruso questionable Wednesday Oklahoma City will be without its best player Wednesday at the Lakers, who might be down star Anthony Davis again. Anthony Davis trolls and lauds Alex Caruso in on-court interview Speaking to TNT sideline reporter Allie LaForce, AD was jubilant in his mood following another great outing by him. 15 FGA) in a single season? With the absence of Anthony Davis, Markieff Morris — who had played in the last four games — got the nod in the starting lineup. AD played 45 minutes in the Lakers’ 2OT win over the Detroit Pistons this past weekend. In 2014-15, Anthony Davis had an .833 FG% (15-18) on potential go-ahead FGA in the final 5 minutes of the 4th quarter or OT.Can you name the only other player since 1996-97 to shoot at least 75% on such shots (min. Davis said Kuzma and Caruso don’t get enough credit, even though they are two of the best Lakers players this season. ... Caruso … Davis had been reported as “very unlikely” to play against the Thunder earlier in the day. Report a correction or typo Related topics: sports espn news anthony davis nba los angeles lakers Caruso is surely the Tetsuya Kuroko of the Lakers and here’s why. Anthony Davis vents frustration about lack of defense being played by this revamped Lakers team: "We didn't play any defense. Anthony Davis praised Los Angeles Lakers teammates Kyle Kuzma and Alex Caruso for making winning plays on both ends of the floor. G Alex Caruso is being listed as questionable due to a hand injury. The first question he was asked about was whether he had any doubt about who was taking the last shot, and he replied saying no. The Lakers overcame a 15-point deficit in the second half, but Alex Caruso missed a potential tying shot at the buzzer in a 96-94 loss to the Miami Heat. Lakers’ Anthony Davis, Alex Caruso miss Monday’s game against Thunder A report suggests the 27-year-old All-Star big man has been managing pain for some time