LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Anthony Davis is officially a Los Angeles Laker!
The six-time All-Star proudly held his team jersey during a press conference Saturday in El Segundo, Calif.READ MORE: Petition Launched To Help Save Hollywood's Cinerama Dome
After months of upheaval around his departure from New Orleans, the superstar forward is looking forward to years of success and stability on the West Coast, according to the Associated Press.
“Just not knowing where I’m going to play next year, this upcoming season, I think it was the most stressful part for me and my family,” said Davis in a one-on-one interview with CBS2/KCAL9’s Sports Director Jim Hill. “It was just like, ‘Where are we gonna be?’ ”READ MORE: Jauhar Tajuddin Shuaib Of Irvine Faces Hate Crime Charge After Allegedly Punching Woman, Hurling Racial Comments At Her
Davis said he’s excited for the season and the opportunity to represent the Lakers.
Davis and LeBron James are good friends.
“I’ve known LeBron since 2012 and I’ve been a fan of his since I started playing basketball,” he said. “Being able to now play alongside LeBron for an entire season, it’s only going to build our friendship. Hopefully we’re able to do something special here in Los Angeles.”MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Mortality Rate 'Shockingly' Higher For LA County's Black, Latino Men; Also Have Much Lower Rates Of Vaccination
To watch his entire interview, click on the clip above.