Magic Johnson opened up about the possibility of Anthony Davis opting out of his player option and becoming a free agent this offseason.
The NBA and Los Angeles Lakers legend believes Davis will be back with the squad next season and will fight for the repeat.
“I am positive Anthony Davis is coming back. This has been the greatest situation for Anthony Davis and the Lakers. Anthony Davis is known across the world now because of the platform of the Lakers. And then, him and LeBron again next season, man, they can repeat.
They make each other better. And last but not least, this is the great thing, when LeBron retires, he says, ‘Here, Anthony Davis, it’s your team now. Lead the Lakers to the next five, six championships’. Anthony Davis also loves living in Los Angeles, too,” Johnson said, via Adam Zagoria of Forbes.
Davis has a player option worth $28M for the 2020/21 season.