Because the Los Angeles Lakers take the courtroom afterward this night in Detroit, they’ll accomplish that with out one among their key contributors, as Anthony Davis is listed as out for Thursday evening’s sport in opposition to the Pistons with a proper quad contusion.
Davis gave the impression to be nursing his proper leg whereas he sat on the bench throughout final evening’s 107-106 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers and he performed by means of it, even making a go-ahead basket earlier than Tobias Harris gained the sport for Philadelphia on the next Sixers possession.
It’s been some time since Davis final missed a sport, again on Jan. 8 in opposition to the Chicago Bulls, a sport the Lakers escaped with a 117-115 victory. In that sport, the Lakers modified up their beginning lineup by placing Wesley Matthews and Markieff Morris within the beginning lineup. Nevertheless, that was whereas Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was out, so anticipate KCP to be within the beginning lineup and Morris or Kyle Kuzma to play in Davis’ spot.