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Watch Anthony Davis’ first bucket in return to Lakers’ lineup

Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks

DALLAS, TX - APRIL 22: Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball against the Dallas Mavericks on April 22, 2021 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Anthony Davis made his return to the Lakers lineup Thursday.

On a minutes limit and understandably looked rusty after missing 30 games due to a calf strain and Achilles tendinitis, Davis was still making plays for the Lakers in his first game back. That included getting his first bucket with a midrange jumper.

He also was making plays on the defensive end.

Davis started the game shooting 2-of-9 but was moving fairly well. And it is just good to see him back on the court.

The Lakers are still awaiting LeBron James’s return from a high ankle sprain; he is still reportedly weeks away.