Anthony Davis returns for New Orleans Pelicans against Cleveland Cavaliers
The Pelicans will also have the newly signed Josh Smith in the lineup
NBA.com staff reports
After missing one game with a left knee injury, Anthony Davis will return to the Pelicans’ lineup Saturday night against the Cavaliers, coach Alvin Gentry confirmed. Davis will not have a minutes restriction, Gentry said.
Some news from Alvin Gentry: Anthony Davis (knee) and newly-signed F Josh Smith are both active today vs. Cleveland. pic.twitter.com/C7t4kXsvHT
— Christian Boutwell (@byCBoutwell) October 28, 2017
Davis suffered the injury Tuesday night in the first quarter of the Pelicans’ 103-93 loss to the Trail Blazers in Portland.
The Pelicans will also have the services of veteran forward Josh Smith, who was signed Saturday after the team received an injury hardship exemption by the NBA.