Anthony Davis injury update: Lakers star out four weeks with mid-foot sprain

Anthony Davis injury update: Lakers star out four weeks with mid-foot sprain

Nothing is falling in the Los Angeles Lakers’ favor.

During the second quarter of their contest against the Utah Jazz before the All-Star break, star forward Anthony Davis went down with a brutal ankle injury and was forced to the locker room.

Here’s everything we know about the injury so far.

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What is Anthony Davis’ injury?

During the second quarter of the Lakers’ game against the Jazz on Wednesday, Feb. 16, Davis suffered a devastating ankle injury and had to be carried off of the court.

The star forward jumped up to catch a lob and came down straight onto Rudy Gobert’s heel, turning his ankle in a gruesome direction (disclaimer: it’s ugly). Davis had to be carried off the floor, unable to put any pressure on his injured right ankle.

According to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, Davis received X-Rays and they came back negative. McMenamin added that there was no timetable for his recovery and he would be re-evaluated at the All-Star break.

How long will Anthony Davis be out?

According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Davis has been diagnosed with a mid-foot sprain. He is expected to be sidelined for at least four weeks.

The Lakers’ next game is against the Clippers on Feb. 25. A four-week timeline puts Davis at risk of missing 11 games.

Davis has appeared in 37 of a possible 58 games this season.

Lakers upcoming schedule

Date Opponent
2/25 vs. LAC
2/27 vs. NOP
3/1 vs. DAL
3/3 at LAC
3/5 vs. GSW
3/7 at SAS
3/9 at HOU
3/11 vs. WAS
3/13 at PHX
3/14 vs. TOR
3/16 at MIN
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