Report: Anthony Davis to miss at least 2-3 weeks with calf strain

Anthony Davis will miss at least 2-3 weeks due to a calf strain, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Davis suffered the injury during Sunday's 122-105 loss to the Denver Nuggets. At the time, it was deemed an Achilles tendon strain. The Los Angeles Lakers announced the diagnosis during the second half.

Davis underwent an MRI on Monday, where it was determined the team would re-evaluate Davis in two to three weeks.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday that Davis aggravated tendonosis in his Achilles tendon and is experiencing swelling. The Los Angeles Lakers star did not return in the second half after suffering the injury late in the second quarter

Davis limps off court on his own

Davis suffered the injury while driving toward the basket past Nuggets center Nikola Jokic. He grimaced when he planted his right leg and came up limping after being fouled by Jokic on the play. He reached down to clutch his right ankle, but was able to remain in the game momentarily to shoot free throws.

The Lakers then fouled to allow Davis to exit the game with 2:36 remaining in the first half. He gingerly walked to the locker room on his own.

Davis missed time last week with Achilles ailment

Davis missed two games last week after being diagnosed with right Achilles tendonosis, a chronic tendon ailment. Sunday marked his second game back from the injury.

Davis, a seven-time All-Star, is averaging 22.9 points, 8.6 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.9 blocks while shooting 53.5 percent from the field. The Nuggets won the game, 122-105.

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