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The New Orleans Hornets say they will sit overall top draft choice Anthony Davis for their final three games because of his left knee injury.
The 6-foot-10 rookie forward was hurt when he collided with Marcus Thornton during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's loss at Sacramento.
The Hornets say Davis was diagnosed Thursday with a sprained medial collateral ligament and bone bruise in his knee and that further evaluation and an MRI showed no additional structural damage.
Davis has averaged 13.5 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 28.8 minutes per game this season.
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The New Orleans Hornets received a scare last night when center Anthony Davis went down with an apparent knee injury. While Davis had to be helped off the court, coach Monty Williams told reporters -- including John Reid of NOLA.com -- that he believes his big man is "OK.""I think he's OK, but I don't want to jump the gun,'' Hornets Coach Monty Williams...
New Orleans Hornets center Anthony Davis injured his left knee late in Wednesday’s contest against the Sacramento Kings. While the injury – a sprained MCL and bone bruise on his knee – isn’t extremely severe, it will sideline Davis for the remainder of the season, the Hornets have announced.Davis sustained the injury when he stood his ground under the basket to draw an offensive...
New Orleans Hornets rookie forward and #1 overall draft pick Anthony Davis will miss the final three games of an injury prone first season with a sprained MCL according to Yahoo Sports.
Hornets forward Anthony Davis has a sprained MCL & bone bruise in LT knee & will miss rest of season,but there is no other structural damage
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) April 11,...
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Hornets forward and former Kentucky Wildcat, Anthony Davis will miss the rest of his rookie season with a strained MCL and a bone bruise. Their is no structural damage in the knee, and he will not require any surgery. Davis was averaging 13 points, 8 rebounds, and almost 2 blocks a game. The Hornets have three games left on their regular season slate, and will not be in the playoffs...