The Pelicans will sit Anthony Davis against the Lakers

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<a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nba/players/5007/" data-ylk="slk:Anthony Davis">Anthony Davis</a> will sit Saturday night against the <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nba/teams/la-lakers/" data-ylk="slk:Los Angeles Lakers">Los Angeles Lakers</a>. Photo courtesy of&nbsp; <span>NBC Sports Boston.&nbsp;</span>
Anthony Davis will sit Saturday night against the Los Angeles Lakers. Photo courtesy of  NBC Sports Boston. 

The Los Angeles Lakers tried to get Anthony Davis in a Lakers uniform by reportedly offering trade packages to the New Orleans Pelicans before the February 7 deadline. But the Lakers failed miserably.

Now, Los Angeles will travel to New Orleans to do battle against the Pelicans on Saturday. Unfortunately, Davis won’t appear in any jersey.

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According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Davis will sit against New Orleans.

Before the Pelicans went toe-to-toe against the Indiana Pacers on Friday, interim general manager Danny Ferry said the star forward will play the rest of the season on minutes restriction. Davis suffered a shoulder sprain against the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 14. He only played five minutes of the All-Star game, sitting out the rest of the game. And he’s only averaging 20.6 minutes over his late six games. 

During the Pelicans’ 126-111 loss against the Pacers, Davis finished with 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists in 20 minutes of action. A six-time All-Star, Davis is averaging 27.8 points and 12.8 rebounds this season.

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