This was doubtlessly scary.
Lakers star Anthony Davis — playing at a Finals MVP level this series — needed to go away Game 5 of the NBA Finals late within the first quarter with a foot harm. Davis had gone up for a rebound with Jae Crowder in his physique, nothing out of the peculiar, however when Davis landed he was in ache, shortly limping to the baseline and going to the bottom in ache.
The Lakers introduced he aggravated an current heel contusion — he has been on the harm report with it for weeks.
Davis didn’t return to the locker room and returned to the sport within the second quarter.
Davis’ worth to the Lakers was proven when he went out and the Warmth pushed their lead as much as 9. Miami can get contained in the paint with far much less worry with out Davis on the court docket. Plus, he could make performs like this.
Lakers’ Anthony Davis leaves game with heel injury, returns next quarter initially appeared on NBCSports.com