Anthony Davis to have groin injury examined Sunday, sources say

Anthony Davis to have groin injury examined Sunday, sources say

The New Orleans Pelicans' superstar suffered a non-contact injury during the team's game against the Utah Jazz, which left him rolling around on the ground in serious pain.

Davis will sit out Saturday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers with what is officially being called a groin strain, the team announced.

Davis was battling under the boards with Utah's Derrick Favors early in the fourth quarter when he went down to the floor and stayed down.

Davis, a four-time All-Star now in his sixth National Basketball Association season, had never been ejected from a game previously.

Minnesota responded by finishing the half on a 17-6 run to take a 62-49 lead into the halftime locker room. He's averaging 5.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.9 3-pointers, and 0.7 steals in 16 starts this season.

Anthony Davis has been fined for his actions after being ejected from the New Orleans Pelicans game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. In the first meeting with the Blazers on October 24, Davis played five minutes before leaving with a left knee injury.

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