The Los Angeles Lakers seem to be turning things around and adding momentum to their upcoming game against the Timberwolves. As they leave, it would be safe to assume that they are concerned about Anthony Davis.
In Minnesota, the big man returned to the locker room not once but twice after appearing to have sustained an injury. His extended absence would be a severe blow to the Lakers, who were unable to stay at full strength for extended periods of time early in the year.
How long will the Lakers be without Davis? Here’s everything we know about the injury.
What is Anthony Davis’ injury?
Davis injured his left knee at the 6:41 mark in the third quarter, when Jalen McDaniels fell to his left leg after pushing LeBron James.
The 6-foot-10 striker was immediately knocked out of the game and never came back. The injury appeared so severe that he collapsed in the tunnel on his way to the locker room.
It was later announced that the injury was left knee contusion. Earlier in the match, Davis went to the locker room in the last minute of the first quarter when it looked like that Rotate his right ankle.
Lakers coach Frank Vogel said the LDCs will undergo an MRI on Saturday in Chicago, as the Lakers are scheduled to conclude their road trip with the Bulls on Sunday.
Frank Vogel on AD injury: “I hope it’s simple and he can be back soon, but we’ll find out more tomorrow.”
– Ryan Ward (@RyanWardLA) December 18 2021
ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported on the post-match game About Davis’ injury – “Everything so far is in good shape, but you want to take another picture.”
How long will Anthony Davis stay?
So far, it’s not clear how severe Davis’ injury will be, so there’s no timeline announced yet. More should be available after the MRI in Chicago.
Although he has a long history of injury, Davis has always been a hard-fought so far this season, only losing three games prior to the Timberwolves competition.
The eight-time All-Star has enjoyed a rebounding season, averaging 23.8 points, 10.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.1 blocks and 1.2 steals per game.
Lakers next schedule
The match against Chicago will conclude the team’s three-game journey, after which they will return home where they will play eight games out of 10.
|Date||Discount||time (Eastern time)|
|Sunday 19 December||in the bulls||3:30 pm|
|Tuesday December 21||vs suns||10:00 pm|
|Thursday, December. 23||against. spurs||10:30 pm|
|Saturday, December. 25||versus networks||20:00|
|Tuesday, December 28||in the Rockets||20:00|
|Wednesday, December 29||in the Grizzlies||20:00|