Anthony Davis Injury: Updates on Pelicans Star’s Back and Return

January 8th, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis suffered a back contusion after he dove into the stands while chasing down a loose ball against the Indiana Pacers on Friday and did not return. It's unclear when he'll return to the court. 

Continue for updates.

Davis Out vs. Clippers Sunday, Jan. 10 The Pelicans announced that Davis would not play against Los Angeles and that Ryan Anderson would start in his place.

Davis Crucial to Pelicans' Hopes  Davis, 22, is the centerpiece of the Pelicans franchise and has developed into one of the NBA's elite performers in his first four seasons in the league.

The two-time All-Star led the Pelicans to the postseason in 2014-15 and was a first-team All-NBA selection. He's not only the Pelicans' top option offensively, but he's also one of the most dynamic defensive players in the game and a matchup nightmare thanks to his rare blend of size (6'10") and athleticism. 

The team can't afford to be without its star for long, as the Pelicans stumbled out of the gate this year and got off to a poor start in the competitive Western Conferen ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.