It’s been a tough week for the San Antonio Spurs and different groups alike. The NBA has needed to take care of quite a few COVID-19 instances and tracing protocol interferences — one thing that sadly caught up to the Spurs on Tuesday. On prime of that, accidents have been particularly prevalent within the league this season, with a current case being that of Lakers celebrity Anthony Davis.
In a Valentine’s Day loss to the Denver Nuggets, Anthony Davis left the sport with a strained calf, initially anticipated to overlook 2-3 weeks. After Friday’s loss to Brooklyn, the information bought worse, as Head Coach Frank Vogel mentioned Davis was re-evaluated and is now expected to miss at least four weeks. The Lakers additionally performed with out level guard Dennis Schroder on Thursday, who was dominated out for well being and security protocol causes and will miss extra upcoming video games.
Whereas Los Angeles is constructed for the playoffs and must be seen because the clear favourite to win one other NBA title, the lack of Davis for a month in a shortened season might have a number of seeding implications for a Spurs group trying to make a return to the postseason.