Anthony Davis exits Game 5 of Lakers-Warriors with head injury

In the first round of the NBA playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers faced off against the Golden State Warriors in a highly anticipated matchup. However, the game took a concerning turn in the third quarter when Lakers star Anthony Davis suffered a head injury and had to exit the game.

The injury occurred with just over 4 minutes remaining in the third quarter. Davis went up for a rebound and collided with Warriors center Andrew Wiggins, causing Davis to fall to the floor and hit his head. He stayed down for several minutes while medical staff attended to him before being helped off the court and taken to the locker room.

Following the game, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel confirmed that Davis had suffered a “mild” concussion and would be evaluated further before being cleared to return to play. The team provided no timeline for his return, and it remains unclear whether he will be available for Game 6.

The Lakers are already facing an uphill battle in the series, with the Warriors taking a 2-1 lead after three games. Davis has been a key player for the team this season, averaging 21.8 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game. His absence could be a significant blow to the Lakers’ chances of advancing to the second round of the playoffs.

Fans and analysts alike will be closely monitoring Davis’ status in the coming days, as the Lakers’ playoff hopes hang in the balance.

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