Anthony Davis takes blame for Lakers' meltdown in buzzer-beater loss to Mavs: 'The last play was my fault'
Lakers star Anthony Davis sat at his locker after his team's 111-110 loss to the Mavericks Friday and took the blame for the loss.
Before Kleber's shot, Davis was at the free throw line with just under seven seconds left.
Davis made one of his two foul shot attempts, increasing the Lakers' lead to two, instead of three.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COMWith 7.2 seconds left, Davis was called for a foul against Kleber on a 3-point attempt.
Kleber went to the foul line and made all three of his free throws to cut the Lakers' lead to one.
"I already came in and told them the last play was my fault," Davis said after Friday's game.
SUSPENDED GRIZZLIES STAR JA MORANT'S NIGHTCLUB INCIDENT COULD COST HIM $39 MILLION: REPORTThe Lakers fell to 34-37 on the season.
A win would have boosted the team's playoff chances because two teams ahead of them — the Warriors and Timberwolves — both lost.
Wenyen Gabriel, who had nine points and 11 rebounds off the bench, said he still believes in Davis.
"That's something that's important for the continuity as a team and having trust in each other, and obviously we trust AD.
The Lakers play the Orlando Magic Sunday at Crypto.com Arena.
The team will need Davis to play at a high level, especially as LeBron James continues to deal with a foot injury.