Little was going right for the New Orleans Hornets even before Anthony Davis was forced to sit out another game.
The No. 1 overall pick may be out again Wednesday night when New Orleans visits the Indiana Pacers, who hope to get another solid performance from former Hornet David West.
Davis, who also suffered a concussion earlier this season, missed his third game Tuesday after suffering what the team doctor called a stress reaction in his already sore left ankle. Ryan Anderson started in his place and scored a team-high 15 points, but New Orleans (3-6) fell 102-80 to New York for its fourth straight loss.
The Hornets did not rule out Davis for Wednesday's contest, though he'll likely be a game-time decision.
Rookie Austin Rivers scored a season-high 14 points for New Orleans, which trailed by as many as 26.
"I think there has been a lesson from the last four games," said Robin Lopez, who had 11 points. "We just have to go out there and make our presence ...