Lakers forward Anthony Davis said after he got in a practice session with the team Thursday that the right Achilles’ tendinitis that kept him out of the last two games was feeling “good right now”.
He’ll “see how it feel tomorrow and make a decision from there” on whether he plays against the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night at Staples Center.
Davis said he had been feeling some discomfort for “probably a couple of weeks,”. Kept playing until things became too painful after the Lakers defeated the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
“Not really tightness, more so soreness,” Davis said via a video conference. “Continued to be really sore. Pushing off, even walking — honestly, running, jumping, anything like that, I would feel it. So , it’s more so just soreness and want it to calm down.”
“Like I said, it was a lot of soreness and obviously the Achilles is nothing to play about so want to make sure that it’s feeling really good before I step back on the floor,” he said.
Anthony Davis has missed five games this season with injuries UFABET.
The Lakers also are coming off a shortened offseason after winning the NBA championship on Oct. 11 and starting the 2020-21 regular season on Dec. 22.
Davis, who missed the two recent games against Oklahoma City that both went into overtime. The Lakers want to be cautious with the all-star forward.
But I just don’t want to, you know, play a game where I still feel it and then get hurt. I don’t know for the playoffs, or whatever, or for multiple weeks where it’s something I can’t control and maintain.
“Right now … you [can] miss two games or three games early on in the season or midseason, and be ready to go for the rest of the season. So, it’s something you have to control.”