New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis suffered a concussion against the Houston Rockets on Jan. 25. However, he has been cleared to return to the court.
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Davis Active vs. Nets
Saturday, Jan. 30
Pelicans broadcaster Sean Kelley reported Davis will play against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday.
Injuries Piling Up in Disappointing Season for Davis
This latest setback came after the All-Star suffered a back injury Jan. 8 against the Indiana Pacers after chasing down a loose ball. Davis saved it before tumbling into the crowd:
Anthony Davis went all out for this one https://t.co/uEQ0zndnnj— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 9, 2016
It's been a year to forget for Davis and the Pelicans, who are in 12th place in the Western Conference at 16-27 despite their superstar averaging 23.3 points and 10.3 rebounds per game before he was injured. But New Orleans isn't out of the playoff picture.
The Pelicans get their best player back at a critical time. If the Pelicans fight their way back into playoff contention, they'll do it with Davis at the helm.