Anthony Davis To Miss 1-2 Weeks With Left Finger Sprain

Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis will miss the next one t0-two weeks due to a left index finger sprain, the team announced in a press release Saturday. Davis’ agent Rich Paul said the big man will re-evaluate the injury in three to four days before deciding on whether or not to see a hand specialist, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania (Twitter link).

Davis suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of New Orleans’ 128-112 loss to Portland on Friday night. He finished the game with 27 points and seven rebounds.

The 25-year-old is enjoying another MVP-caliber season in 2018/19. In 41 games, the five-time All-Star is averaging career-highs with 29.3 PPG, 13.3 RPG and 2.6 BPG

At 21-25, the Pelicans are currently four games back of the Lakers (25-21) for the eighth seed in the Western Conference. Playing without their best player, the Pelicans will need a strong effort from the rest of the team to keep pace in the West.

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5 thoughts on “Anthony Davis To Miss 1-2 Weeks With Left Finger Sprain

  1. acarneglia

    Bold Prediction: Pelicans play at .500 or better. Holiday and Randle dominate

  2. wright0525

    Rich Paul is already in the Pelicans GM office talking next steps – trade, trade, trade!!

  3. Guest617

    writings been on the wall when boogie got hurt and rondo signed elsewhere – time to rebuild

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