The news that Anthony Davis (29, 208cm), who injured his left ankle during the match against Minnesota on the 1st, avoided a major injury while the Los Angeles Lakers were trying to win a 3-game winning streak against the Houston Rockets on the 3rd (Korean time). this has been handed down
In the middle of the third quarter against Minnesota, Davis slipped and sprained his left ankle in the process of hitting the opposite court after grabbing a defensive rebound. Immediately after the injury, Davis, who had screamed loudly, complained of great pain and headed to the locker room, but after a quick first aid, he returned to the court and played the game, showing off his strength with 38 points and 17 rebounds. Davies and coach Davin Hamm reassured the fans in a post-game interview, saying, “It will be fine,” and fortunately, it is said that there is no hindrance to playing the next game. 토토사이트
Davis’s presence in the Lakers is unquestionable. In particular, after the All-Star break, he averaged 27.1 points (FG 57.9%), 12.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 35.2 minutes on average, filling the gap left by LeBron James’ injury. Hamm also said, “We need a pivotal control tower to lead the attack, and AD is doing a great job with it.” There is. Thanks to AD’s performance, we were able to win many games,” he said, emphasizing the role and importance of Davis.
Meanwhile, the Lakers are in 8th place in the Western Conference with 39 wins and 38 losses as of the 3rd. If you keep this position, you will participate in the play-in tournament.
It is 1 game difference from 6th place, which skips the play-in tournament and goes directly to the playoffs, and 2.5 games difference from 11th place, where the playoff participation itself is canceled. With 5 regular league games left, it can be seen that their primary goal, entering the play-in tournament, has entered a certain level of stability. If you win against Houston, you can narrow the ride with the 6th place Clippers to a semi-period gap.