Anthony Davis Set To Return For Lakers

Lakers star Anthony Davis will be available to play on Monday night, the team announced today, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN (Twitter link). Davis will make his return to the court in Boston as the Lakers visit the Celtics as part of their five-game road trip.

Davis has been sidelined for nearly two weeks, having suffered a gluteus maximus contusion during L.A.’s blowout win over New York on January 7.

The injury wasn’t as serious as the Lakers initially feared, but the team has played it safe with its star big man and hasn’t really missed a beat without him. The Lakers are 4-1 in Davis’ absence, with the lone loss coming by just one point to Orlando.

With Davis back in the lineup, the Lakers will continue their push to secure the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. The club currently has a 34-8 record and a 4.5-game lead over the second-place Clippers.

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5 thoughts on “Anthony Davis Set To Return For Lakers

  1. I know that players miss time due to injury, but this is the first time in my 35+ years as a fan that I’ve actually witnessed a player missing games due to actually being butt hurt.

  2. alexmiller6677

    He has an ass bruise. Bahahahaha. Sorry, snorting here while I horse laugh.

  3. Dxit90a

    It’s an annoying injury but I am sure he would of played if it’s the playoffs

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