Anthony Davis Is 2nd In The League In Minutes Per Game, 38-Year-Old LeBron James Is 16th

Anthony Davis and LeBron James have played big minutes in this 2023-24 season.

The Los Angeles Lakers had planned on reducing some of the load on LeBron James and Anthony Davis this season, but they have failed in that quest so far. 

Davis almost finds himself at the top of the league for minutes per game while James ranks in the top 20. 

The Lakers desperately wanted to avoid this situation with LeBron, in particular,

as head coach Darvin Ham stated that they only wanted the 38-year-old to play close to 30 minutes a game.  

That was the case on opening night against the Denver Nuggets, but since then, that restriction has been lifted.  

In their last outing against the Orlando Magic on Saturday night, James played just over 35 minutes as the Lakers tried to get back in the game. 

As for Davis, he played just over 32 minutes but has had a heavy workload prior to that.  

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