[Article](https://sports.yahoo.com/anthony-davis-ready-to-be-lakers-offensive-focal-point-151014851.html) > “Nah, it’s true. I said it. But the thing is, it’s a long season and you want to be smart,” Davis told Yahoo Sports. “Battling [centers] can wear on your body. So I think having JaVale [McGee] and having DeMarcus [Cousins] before he got hurt and now having Dwight [Howard] takes pressure off of me and allows me to play and withstand an 82-game season and going into the playoffs. But obviously, if we have to and we’re playing a big lineup where I’m at the five, then I’m willing to do it. I’m willing to do whatever it takes to win.”
> weâ€™re playing a big lineup where Iâ€™m at the five Does he think him at the 4 is the small lineup?
Yeah, he probably mixed those up.
I think this is kind of the obvious balance that was going to happen. AD was certainly going to play the 5 a lot, he played it a ton last year and its a more natural fit for both him and the team. That being said he wants to limit his min at the 5 to pr