Hornets: Anthony Davis (Nov 2 8:41 ET ) Davis, the overall No. 1 draft pick of the New Orleans, has left Friday night's game against Utah and is being tested for a possible concussion and will not return.
The Scoop: Davis had eight points - all on dunks in the first half - six rebounds and two blocks. He was injured with 4:51 left in the first half. The Hornets released an official statement that he will be out for the rest of the game. The Hornets trailed 41-40 at halftime.
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 Scoop: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.
COMMENTARY | Despite sporting one of the worst records in the NBA, the 2012-13 New Orleans Hornets have given their fans hope for the future. Greivis Vasquez has emerged as a quality NBA starting point guard. Anthony Davis is as good as advertised. And Eric Gordon has recovered nicely from his knee problem. As a result of their win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, April 7, the Hornets have clinched a better record than last year's squad.
PHOENIX -- Anthony Davis scored 10 of his 20 points during the decisive third quarter, and the New Orleans Hornets snapped an eight-game road losing streak with a 95-92 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.
Davis had 24 points and 12 rebounds in New Orleans' 95-83 loss at Utah on Friday night.
The Scoop:It was the best scoring performance for the No. 1 overall draft pick since he had 25 points in a loss to Toronto on Dec. 28. Davis is averaging 13.4 points and 8.1 rebounds in his rookie campaign.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- David Lee dominated his matchup with No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Davis, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Stephen Curry's foul trouble to beat the New Orleans Hornets 98-88 Wednesday night at Oracle Arena.
NEW ORLEANS - Greivis Vasquez overcome a sloppy first half by scoring 20 of his team-high 25 points in the second half, and rookie Anthony Davis recorded his 17th double-double of the season to power the New Orleans Hornets to a 112-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday at the New Orleans Arena.
The Scoop: None.
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