Report: Pelicans Plan On Having Anthony Davis Back For Season Opener
The New Orleans Pelicans open up the 2016-17 season a week from today.
Will their superstar Anthony Davis be available?
According to Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein of espn.com, the Pelicans expect to have Davis in the lineup for their season opener on October 26th against the Denver Nuggets.
Davis suffered a grade 2 ankle sprain a week ago during a preseason game in China.
Per ESPN, Davis went through Wednesday's practice without any issues or setbacks.
He is officially listed as "probable" for tomorrow's preseason finale against the Orlando Magic.
The three-time All-Star missed 21 games last year due to injury.
Through 4 seasons in the league, Davis has missed an average of 17 games a season due to various injuries.