The Los Angeles Lakers have been without both NBA superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis as they recover from their respective injuries. The latest information available about their recoveries
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Lakers’ team doctors will re-evaluate Anthony Davis this week and there is a potential timetable for return of the next 10 to 14 days.
“Los Angeles Lakers superstar Anthony Davis will be re-evaluated by team doctors in L.A. this week and could return to play in the next 10 to 14 days and LeBron James could be right behind him, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.”
A source later told ESPN that Davis’ re-evaluation will take place on Thursday after the Lakers return from their five-game road trip. This will mark two months since Davis originally was sidelined due to his calf strain and teninosis in his right leg.
“Davis, out since Feb. 14 with a calf strain and tendinosis in his right leg, will be examined on Thursday after the Lakers return from their current five-game, East Coast road trip, sources said.”
As for LeBron James, there is an expectation that he’s projected to return to the Lakers’ lineup in three weeks. He has been recovering from a high ankle sprain that has kept him sidelined for the last three weeks, meaning he could be sidelined for a total of roughly six weeks upon his return.
“And James, who suffered a high right ankle sprain three weeks ago, is on track be back in the lineup in three weeks, sources said.”
Before Anthony Davis went down with injury, the Lakers had it rolling as they had a 21-7 record and ranked second in the Western Conference. Only the Utah Jazz ranked ahead of them. Now, the Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Clippers, and Denver Nuggets each rank ahead of the fifth-placed Lakers. The Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks are within striking distance as well.
In the meantime, the Lakers will need recent additions like Andre Drummond and Ben McLemore to continue to provide key contributions, as they did on Sunday in the team’s — win over the