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Ed Davis a bright spot for Lakers early in season
Ed Davis a bright spot for Lakers early in season

The Lakers are off to an 0-2 start while getting outscored by 19 points a night. One of the few bright spots has been the play of forward-center Ed Davis, who is averaging 12.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.0 blocked shots and 1.5 steals in 27.1 minutes a game. Davis was initially charged with playing backup center to Jordan Hill, but the season-ending injury to rookie power forward Julius Randle (broken leg) will give Davis more time at power forward. Starting power forward Carlos Boozer has averaged fewer minutes (25.3) than Davis while averaging 10.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and a steal. In Wednesday's 119-99 loss to the Phoenix Suns, Boozer had a difficult time, turning the ball...

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