On Tuesday night, Anthony Davis was given his first championship ring. He didn’t get the full experience of the championship ring ceremony due to the fact that fans aren’t allowed in Staples Center yet, but he got his ring, and for him, that was enough.
“It’s just something you cherish forever,” Davis said. “I don’t understand how some guys, there are reports that they sell they rings and things like that. I can’t see that. It holds so much value for me as a basketball player. It’s an accomplishment. Everyone doesn’t have one of these and I get to say that I have one. I’m going to put in a safe place.”
However, as grateful as Davis is to have one championship ring, he doesn’t want to stop there. For him, Tuesday was only the beginning.
“This entire season, I get to look at that ring and remind me of what we’ve done — what I’ve done — and you get that feeling of, like, ‘I want another one.’ Bron told me when Jeanie and Adam was talking ... he was saying something to me and I wasn’t even paying attention, but I could see in his eyes that he wants another one. He was telling QC.
“It just makes you want to get another one of those and re-live that feeling again.”
The good news for Davis is that as long as he and LeBron James are in Los Angeles, the Lakers will be a championship-contending team. And if they can go all the way again this season, maybe Davis will finally be able to have a proper championship celebration next summer; with fans, a parade and everything.