When the Houston Rockets faced off against the Los Angeles Lakers last Thursday, common knowledge of basketball marked this contest as an automatic dub for L.A.. Even with LeBron James’ absence due to an injured groin, the Lakers had an advantage with Anthony Davis taking the floor. He is arguably the league’s best big man and would be playing against a team who refuses to play anyone over 6’8”, so it appeared that Davis was poised for a Shaq-like performance.

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