The Lakers needed to do the job in opposition to the Thunder on Friday with out Anthony Davis because the star striker solely missed his second recreation of the season.
Davis is taken into account commonplace with knee ache – a troublesome blow for a Lakers staff that could not maintain out at full power for lengthy stretches earlier within the 12 months.
How lengthy will the Lakers be with out Davis? Here is the whole lot we all know in regards to the harm.
What’s Anthony Davis’ harm?
Davis was excluded from Friday’s competitors with ache in his left knee. The massive star tried to heat up earlier than the Lakers match in opposition to the Thunder however wasn’t comfy sufficient to play as he was disfellowshipped shortly earlier than the sport.
It’s unknown when Davis sustained the harm, as he performed 38 minutes within the staff’s loss to the Grizzlies on Thursday night time. Whereas his absence is normally attributable to a upkeep day on the second night time of a conflict, head coach Frank Vogel dashed that concept the Friday earlier than the sport, calling it “important” knee ache.
How lengthy will Anthony Davis be out?
It’s unknown how lengthy Davis can be out as coach Vogel acknowledged after the sport that he “would not know what to do subsequent” attributable to his star striker’s knee harm.
Frank Vogel says he isn’t but conversant in the “subsequent steps” with AD and his injured knee.
– Ryan Ward (@RyanWardLA) December 11, 2021
Regardless of having a protracted harm historical past, Davis has been extraordinarily long-lived to this point this season, lacking only one recreation previous to Friday’s absence. The eight-time all-star enjoys a bounce-back season averaging 24.0 factors, 10.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.2 blocks and 1.3 steals per recreation.
Preserve updated with the newest info on Davis’ harm state of affairs as updates grow to be obtainable.
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