What Happened To Anthony Davis? Suffered Concussion And Taken In Wheelchair

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Anthony Davis suffered a head injury in Game 5 against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

The Lakers struck first in their Western Conference Semifinal matchup against the Warriors, holding on for a nail-biting 117-112 win at the Chase Center on Tuesday night, 2 May 2023.

Davis played extraordinarily well, recording 30 points and 23 rebounds in Game 1.

With this, he became just the fourth player in franchise history with a 30-20-5 line in the postseason.

Lakers Big Man Anthony Davis
Lakers Big Man Anthony Davis (Source: Wikipedia)

Despite a solid start to the series in Game 1, Davis struggled to find his footing in Game 2 against the Warriors.

The star center, who had 30 points and 23 rebounds in the previous game, could only manage 11 points and seven rebounds in the team’s 127-100 loss at Chase Center on Thursday.

Anthony Davis Suffered Concussion And Taken In Wheelchair-2023 Injury Update

Lakers big man Anthony Davis suffered a head injury in Game 5 against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, when the forearm of Kevon Looney hit him on a layup attempt. He left the game in the fourth quarter and did not return.

Davis was taken to the locker room in a wheelchair with a towel over his head.

Anthony Davis Suffers A Possible Concussion
Anthony Davis Suffers A Possible Concussion (Source: The SportsRush)

He was placed in the NBA’s concussion protocol, and his status for Game 6 is uncertain.

It was later reported that Davis has avoided a concussion and is expected to be OK.

Davis scored 18 points on 8-of-15 shooting, along with ten rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and one steal in Game 5 before he left the game with an injury.

He played 29 minutes and had a plus-minus of +4. He was the second-leading scorer for the Lakers behind LeBron James, who had 28 points.

Past Injuries

Throughout his career, Anthony Davis has sustained his fair share of injuries. Some of the notable injuries he has endured in the past include,

  • A concussion in his second game as a rookie made him miss a week of action.
  • A fractured hand in December 2013 made him miss seven games.
  • A dislocated left index finger and a sprained left shoulder in February 2014 made him miss more games.
  • Back spasms that ended his second NBA season early.
  • Calf and Achilles injuries in the 2020-21 season made him miss 36 out of 72 games.
  • A groin injury in the playoffs against the Phoenix Suns made him miss most of the series.
  • A sprained MCL, a hurt wrist, a turned right ankle, and a mid-foot sprain in the 2021-22 season made him miss 42 out of 82 games.
  • A tight lower back in the current season.
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