Los Angeles Lakers superstar Anthony Davis is beginning to show some improvement from beyond the arc.

When Davis first came into the league, he immediately rose to fame as an athletic big man who can work the paint and can also drain a couple of mid-range jumpers. Davis was evidently satisfied to play a pick-and-pop role and shooting out of pick-and-rolls. However, as the game changed, the versatile forward has tried to stretch his shot to the three-point line.

Almost all the notable scorers in NBA history have improved their three-point shooting after several seasons. As for Davis, the improvement seems to grow a bit later.

In his whole NBA career, Davis is a 31.4 percent three-point shooter. In 2017-18, he was able to increase it to 34.0 percent. Despite the slight improvement, the former Kentucky Wildcats star admitted that he still wants to level up his three-point game.

This season, as the Lakers enjoy a hot start, Davis has been evidently working on being a threat from beyond the arc. In fact, during a pre-game warm up against the Dallas Mavericks, Davis was spotted working on his threes with a Lakers trainer.

In the video footage, Davis can be seen draining three-pointers from all cylinders. Apparently, the 26-year-old scorer was looking to improve his three-point accuracy from both off-the-dribble and catch-and-shoot play.

Davis’ hardwork seems to be slowly paying off. In his last two games, he shot 50 percent from the three-point line. However, Davis appeared to be also conscious with his attempts as he only threw two attempts on each game. Even though he limited his three-point attempts, he still did way better in the last two games compared to his 0/5 3-point shooting against the Mavs prior to it.

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Anthony Davis celebrates after scoring a basket in his Lakers debut. Silver Screen and Roll

Last September, Davis already revealed that he is aware of how the game has changed these days. According to him, big men today are already shooting a lot of threes and he wanted to be able to do that as well, Lakers.com reported

“This summer I improved the most on my three-ball. I wanted to be able to stretch the floor,” Davis said.

“As a big (man), the game is definitely going that way now. I, for sure want to get that [percentage] in the high 30s,” Davis added.

More importantly, Davis aims to increase his three-point percentage in the hopes that it could really help the Lakers win back the NBA championship.

“By me doing that I’ll be able to help the Lakers as much as possible.and hopefully win a championship.” Davis explained.