Lakers forward Anthony Davis is expected to play in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals vs. the Warriors on Friday in Los Angeles, per Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
Davis exited Game 5, a Warriors win, and never returned after being accidentally hit on the head by Warriors center Kevon Looney. Upon exiting, Davis appeared wobbly and needed the assistance of a wheelchair.
He presumably either has or will have to undergo a series of concussion-related tests before being cleared. Haynes reported that Davis will play “barring a setback.”
The Lakers lead the series, 3-2, and can close it out and advance to the Western Conference finals on Friday. Otherwise, they would return to Golden State for a Game 7 against the defending champions. Having Davis in the lineup would go a long way toward avoiding that.
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Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis (head injury) is expected to be available for Game 6 on Friday barring a setback, league sources tell @NBAonTNT, @BleacherReport.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) May 11, 2023
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