The Lakers will have to suffer two more weeks

The Lakers power forward will be out for at least two more weeks. He will miss another eight games. Damian Jones, temporary patch.

Anthony Davis will continue to be out for at least two more weeks because he has not yet been able to fully recover from tendinosis and a strain in his right calf, according to information provided last night by the Los Angeles Lakers.

Davis was examined by the team's doctors on Friday before the Lakers' first game after the All-Star Weekend break that they played against the Indiana Pacers and won 105-100, at the start of the second half of the season. season.

Although Davis is not yet ready to return to competition, the doctors authorized him to increase activity in search of getting the best form when he can return with the team.Without Davis, the Lakers have a losing record of 4-7, and the last game they played was on February 14 against the Denver Nuggets, which could not finish because before the end of the first half he had to leave the field after worsening the right leg injury

Davis, so far in the league, has averages of 22.5 points (his lowest scoring production since his second season in the league) and 8.4 rebounds (his lowest total since his rookie year) so far. competition, having helped the Lakers to the NBA championship title in the Orlando bubble.

The 28-year-old star center will be reevaluated in two weeks by medical staff before he is eligible to play again, the team said, meaning he will miss at least eight more games after the Pacers'.

The absence of Davis and the dismissal of Marc Gasol due to covid-19 health and safety protocols from the NBA, has forced the Lakers to give the second consecutive 10-day contract to power forward Damian Jones, 25 years old.

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