The latest news around the Los Angeles Lakers is that they haven’t made it to the play-ins let alone the playoffs. After having an open and honest session, laying out plans and identifying areas for improvement, LeBron James and Co seem determined to make it somehow to the post-season. Apparently, nothing much happened to them within the trading term. This gave the list another chance to regroup and organize a working system.
After three tough games, the Lakers were finally able to win an important game first Utah Jazz 106-101. James carried the team throughout the game which ended with 33 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists with 14-23 shots. Yet another injury struck the roster in the second quarter of the game, which in turn could deprive the team of the least to score to claim the title.
Anthony Davis suffers a possible ankle injury towards the end of the season
We can all agree on Anthony Davis is a generational talent with high scoring efficiency and presence in defence. But his move consistency might not be as good as his productivity level. Davis, unfortunately suffered another injury nearly halfway through the Utah Jazz and it looked horrifying.
The Lakers are in possession of the ball with Davis being put in charge of converting the basketballs. While catching an overhead pass, he accidentally bumped into the Jazz Center Rudy Gobert. His right foot made contact with Gobert’s foot and was twisted inward, causing him to come down painfully.
The NBA the striker remained on the ground for several minutes before being assisted by his teammates and taken out of the game. Officials said they suspect a fracture, but if the X-ray is negative, it’s most likely a serious ligament injury. Davis is expected to miss two weeks of competition until further notice.
Twitter reacts to Anthony Davis’ terrible injury
This is not the first time the Lakers star has suffered an ankle injury. He is really famous for his clumsy landings due to his aggressiveness when attacking the perimeter. Despite winning with the King’s help, fans were saddened that Davis let history repeat itself. Here are a few reactions from Twitter.
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