Since joining the Lakers in a much-publicized trade from the Pelicans in July Davis has been instrumental in the franchise's winning run this year. The former Kentucky alumni, who will be a unrestricted free agent in the summer, is averaging 27.7 points and 9.5 rebounds per game this season. The win over the Knicks was the Lakers' sixth straight and improved their record for the season to 30-7, consolidating their grip on top spot in the Western Conference with a 4.5-game margin over the Denver Nuggets. The New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Houston Rockets. Anthony Davis is expected to miss at least two games after suffering a lower back injury on a fall during the Los Angeles Lakers’ 117-87 win over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night. Davis was able to walk it off and went into the locker room for X-rays, which were negative. The former New Orleans Pelicans star landed on his back and it was immediately obvious he was in pain, as he remained on the floor for approximately two minutes and pounded the court in frustration after his landing. Hope he's ok 🙏 pic.twitter.com/TZgQGuQKnd. Shooting percentage by Ryan Anderson in the second half but he still ended up scoring 22 points. He’s our present. Vogel on what AD means to the team: "He’s one of our pillars. AD heads to locker room after scary fall on back. Pelicans' record when Anthony Davis has missed games due to injury this season. Davis' agent Rich Paul, meanwhile, told reporters his client remained sore and had undergone X-rays, which had come back negative. Arozarena, who was acquired by th, Many baseball fans got a chance to revel in the moment after the Houston Astros were eliminated from the MLB playoffs on Saturday with a 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 7 of the ALCS at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. One of the peo, The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros 4-2 in Game 7 of the ALCS on Saturday night at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. to advance to the World Series for just the second time in their franchise’s history. "He's our present. Anthony Davis is expected to miss at least two games after suffering a lower back injury on a fall during the Los Angeles Lakers’ 117-87 win over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night. Anthony Davis is expected to miss at least two games after injuring his lower back on Tuesday night. Minutes played by point guard Jrue Holiday, whose 25-minute restrictions were lifted at the end of December to help him avoid recurring problems with his surgically repaired lower right leg. Anthony Davis has bossed Jimmy Butler's Heat throughout the first two games of The Finals. Here's a look at seven key numbers from the game: Pelicans' record when Anthony Davis has missed games due to injury this season. Anthony Davis was able to walk in the player tunnel at Staples Center as the initial shock of the fall wore off, a source tells ESPN. See why nearly a quarter of a million subscribers begin their day with the Starting 5. Just getting the win was a huge victory for the Dodgers, but it als, Randy Arozarena wins ALCS MVP and is making postseason history, Ex-Yankees P throws shade at Astros after Game 7 loss, Video: Longtime Rays fan Dick Vitale reacts to Tampa Bay winning pennant, North Carolina chokes in loss to Florida State with three straight drops to end game, Nobody could understand why the Rays pulled Charlie Morton from Game 7. The Rockets made 47.5 percent of their shots compared to New Orleans' 46.2 percent shooting. . The big win was rewarding, North Carolina choked in their 31-28 loss at Florida State on Saturday night to suffer their first defeat of the season. The plan is for Davis to undergo an MRI on Wednesday. He’s our future. According to ESPN, the Lakers are planning to rest Davis the upcoming road trip in Dallas and Oklahoma City to allow him to completely recover from the injury. They forced the Seminol, The Tampa Bay Rays made a decision during Game 7 of the ALCS against the Houston Astros at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. on Saturday that left many fans confused. He’s one of the best players in the world so he obviously means a lot.”, — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) January 8, 2020. — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 8, 2020. In 2014-15, Anthony Davis had an .833 FG% (15-18) on potential go-ahead FGA in the final 5 minutes of the 4th quarter or OT.Can you name the only other player since 1996-97 to shoot at least 75% on such shots (min. You have permission to edit this article. Randy Arozarena very deservingly won ALCS MVP after his Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros 4-2 in Game 7 of the ALCS on Saturday night at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. to advance to the World Series. — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) January 8, 2020. Anthony Davis Injury Update: Lakers Star to Miss Two Games with Back Injury | Sports, Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers gets injured after taking a hard fall on his tail bone during the third quarter of a game against the New York Knicks at Staples Center on January 7 in Los Angeles, California. =. The 26-year-old eventually walked off the court gingerly and headed to the locker room unassisted. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. He has been great this season for the 30-7 Lakers. According to Oddschecker, the Lakers, the Los Angeles Clippers and the Milwaukee Bucks are all 3/1 to lift the Larry O'Brien Trophy in June. Davis went up for a block attempt late in the third quarter and landed hard on his back: AD heads to locker room after scary fall on back. Other questions:subscriberservices@theadvocate.com. 15 FGA) in a single season? Guard Toney Douglas' point total, a season high. Pelicans' record when they are outshot by the opponent.