Pelicans' Davis out up to 2 weeks with sprained index finger
ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 20, 2019 06:53 AM
FILE - DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans looks on during the game against the Denver Nuggets on November 17, 2017 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans say Anthony Davis has a sprained finger that is expected to sideline him up to two weeks.
The star forward hurt his left index finger during the fourth quarter of Friday night’s (Saturday, PHL time) 128-112 loss at Portland.
The Pelicans have lost 3-of-4 to drop to 21-15, four games behind the Los Angeles Lakers for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference entering Saturday (Sunday, PHL time).
New Orleans next faces Memphis on Monday night (Tuesday, PHL time) to conclude a five-game road trip. New Orleans has four games next week and a total of seven during the two weeks Davis could miss.