The Los Angeles Lakers will come out big on Wednesday night when All NBA center Anthony Davis faces the San Antonio Spurs in a duel on Wednesday.
Davis has been out five and a half weeks since he jumped off the floor on Dec. 16 against the Nuggets in Denver. It was later revealed that he was suffering from a fractured bone spur and a stress reaction in his right leg.
In his 20 games he spent on the touchline, the Lakers are 10-10, doubling his overall record to 22-26 after losing to city rivals Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. extended to
That leaves them with the third-worst record in a dense Western Conference, but just 2.5 games away from the six seeds currently occupied by the 25-24 Dallas Mavericks. Davis’ return, reported by ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, comes as a shock to Los Angeles. The 29-year-old franchise centerpiece was in the midst of his statistically best season with the Lakers in his jersey before injury.