Lakers star Anthony Davis is sidelined with a right foot injury

The oft-injured Davis, who has been enjoying a resurgent season, suffered the injury during the Lakers’ 126-108 win over the Denver Nuggets on Friday.

Davis came up hobbling immediately but tried to play through the injury before the Lakers ruled him out for the night at halftime. He finished with 10 points and four rebounds in 17 minutes and underwent postgame X-rays.

Davis came up hobbling immediately but tried to play through the injury before the Lakers ruled him out for the night at halftime. He finished with 10 points and four rebounds in 17 minutes and underwent postgame X-rays.

Davis, 29, responded this season with his best extended stretch of play since the title run, averaging 27.4 points, 12.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game. 

As the eight-time all-star drove to the basket during the first quarter, the top of his right foot appeared to make contact with the back of Nuggets center Nikola Jokic’s left leg. Davis came up hobbling immediately but tried to play through the injury before the Lakers ruled him out for the night at halftime. He finished with 10 points and four rebounds in 17 minutes and underwent postgame X-rays.

After winning his first championship in 2020, Davis suffered a season-ending groin injury during the 2021 playoffs and missed more than half of last season with knee and foot injuries as the Lakers missed the postseason altogether.

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