The Lakers introduced that Anthony Davis suffered a mid-foot sprain and will likely be out for a minimum of a month earlier than he’s evaluated.
Anthony Davis has a mid-foot sprain and will likely be evaluated once more in 4 weeks, crew says.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 18, 2022
This newest harm for the Brow continues a development of leg accidents that’s began to plague him since final yr. After main the Lakers to a championship in 2020, Davis has performed simply 73 video games out of a doable 130 as a result of numerous accidents. AD has averaged 24.1 factors, 9.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and a couple of.1 blocks, enjoying 35.1 minutes per sport since becoming a member of the Lakers.
The saving grace for the Lakers is that Davis will likely be lacking a minimum of one week whereas everyone seems to be resting throughout the All-Star break. From there, the Lakers will likely be lacking Davis for 11 of their subsequent 24 video games. There’s nonetheless hope across the franchise that having a wholesome crew will assist flip the franchise round, they usually’ll play to the championship customary they set within the preseason.
For now, the Lakeshow will look to LeBron James to maintain them afloat whereas Davis recovers. The Washed King scored 33 factors, eight boards, six dimes, and two steals in 40 minutes in a 106-101 dub over the Jazz, scoring 15 within the fourth quarter after Davis went down.
When the Lakers return from the break, they may play the Clippers.