On Sunday evening, the Los Angeles Lakers will be in Michigan to face the Detroit Pistons.
For the game, Anthony Davis is on the injury report but listed as likely, meaning he will most likely be in the starting XI.
Outsiders NBA: “Anthony Davis (back) probably for Sunday.”
The former Kentucky star has had a fantastic start to the 2022-23 season.
He averages 27.5 points, 12.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.3 steals and 2.3 blocks per contest in 22 games (on 59.3% shots from the field).
In his last game on Friday night, the eight-time NBA All-Star had 31 points, 12 rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 36 minutes.
However, the Lakers lost to the Philadelphia 76ers (133-122) in overtime.
As of Sunday, the Lakers are 10-15 in their first 25 games, which makes them the 13th seed in the Western Conference.
They’re 5-5 in their last ten games and in the middle of a three-game losing streak.
That being said, the West was tight, luckily leaving the Lakers just 3.5 games behind the Portland Trail Blazers for the sixth seed.
If the Lakers can stay healthy, they should be in contention for a top ten seed.
As for the Pistons, they come into the night as the 15th seed in the Eastern Conference with a 7-21 record in 28 games.
They have the most losses in the entire NBA and are 4-6 in their last ten games.
At home, the Pistons are 4-8 while the Lakers are 4-9 on the road.