Anthony Davis suffered a back injury tonight on a field goal attempt in the New Orleans Pelicans’ game against the Los Angeles Lakers with 8:12 left in the third quarter.
Davis did return with just over three minutes left in the third quarter. The Lakers went on a 14-0 run during Davis’ departure.
Davis has missed games due to various injuries throughout his first five NBA seasons.
It's the variety of injuries that's most amazing. pic.twitter.com/JMzZ2vlz1S
— John Schuhmann (@johnschuhmann) October 12, 2016
Through nine games this season, Davis is averaging 31 ppg, 9.1 rpg and a career-high 3.1 bpg. The Pelicans have started the season 1-9.