Found October 23, 2013 on NBA Injury News:
Orlando Magic power forward Glenn Davis, who has spent much of his career at or near 300 pounds,  fractured the outside of his left foot during a game on January 30. He underwent surgery a few days later.  By early July, after he had resumed some basketball activities, the same area of his foot was bothering him.  He needed another surgery, so on July 8, he received a bone graft and a larger screw was inserted into his foot But Davis finally appears to be making some progress in his recovery from surgery.  As reported by Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel, Davis hasn’t participated in contact drills, practices or scrimmages but is taking jump shots and running up and down the court.  Team officials aren’t ready to estimate when Davis will be able to practice or play in a regular season game. “They’re watching me as much as possible, making sure that I don’t skip any steps in this process,” Davis said Monday.  “Everything looks good so far.” A problem with estimating Davis’ return is the fact that the foot doesn’t receive a great deal of blood flow, which causes the healing process to be slower. Another issue is weight.  Davis needs to lose weight to lessen the risk of repeated injury.  ”You can’t be 3-plus trying to play this game for a long time,” he said, referring to the days when he weighed over 300 pounds. “I got away with it for six years. It finally caught up with me. So, I’m just going to make sure I win that battle for sure. If I win that battle, then the sky’s the limit because [then] I can play 30 minutes straight or 35 minutes and not get tired at all and not have my body break down.” Davis has started a yoga routine and also started a low-impact conditioning workout.  He’s anxious to return. “It’s going to be a wonderful sight to see when I get back out there and see how I perform.” Davis is entering his 7th NBA season out of LSU. He started his career with the Boston Celtics and is in his third season with the Magic.  Last year Davis averaged 15.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game before his injury. His career averages are 8.5 points and 4.6 rebounds per game.    
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