Falling Hard, Anthony Davis Absent in the Next 2 NBA Games

Falling Hard, Anthony Davis Absent in the Next 2 NBA Games

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis will likely miss the next two regular NBA 2019-2020 games following the crash incident experienced while defending his team against the New York Knicks.
Anthony Davis left the match between the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks in the third quarter after getting injured in his lower back.

Davis got the injury because of a fall while trying to block an opponent's player, Julius Randle.

Davis who lost his balance then fell hard enough to the ground floor at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, United States (US).

He then left the match and underwent a series of initial medical examinations in the dressing room.

Despite losing Davis in the third quarter, the Lakers were still able to secure victory.

At the end of the match, the Lakers won with a landslide score of 117-87.

The Lakers have now also posted six consecutive wins and continue to top the Western Conference standings with a 30-7 win-lose record.

Falling Hard, Anthony Davis Absent in the Next 2 NBA Games

The last defeat felt by the Lakers was while undergoing the Los Angeles derby against the Los Angeles Clippers on Christmas Eve last.
Anthony Davis's agent, Rich Paul, said that the player's X-ray results were negative or there were no serious injuries.

However, Davis claimed to feel pain in his lower back area.

The Lakers camp explained that Davis's injury was bruising at the bottom of the spine, near the tailbone (sacrum).

"We hope he (Davis) will be fine, we are sure he will be fine. A difficult night for us," said LeBron James, the Lakers superstar.

Sources quoted by ESPN said that Anthony Davis was scheduled to undergo an MRI test and likely to be absent in the fight against the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder.

Davis's absence plans because he had to undergo rehabilitation of his back.

In addition to the Los Angeles Lakers, a home win was also won by the Memphis Grizzlies who pounced on the Minnesota Timberwolves by a score of 119-112.

Following are the complete results of today's NBA match *.

Detroit Pistons 115 - 113 Cleveland Cavaliers
Portland Trail Blazers 101 - 99 Toronto Raptors
Oklahoma City Thunder 111 - 103 Brooklyn Nets
Minnesota Timberwolves 112 - 119 Memphis Grizzlies
Sacramento Kings 114 - 103 Phoenix Suns
New York Knicks 87 - 117 Los Angeles Lakers


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