He was initially listed as questionable before the team ruled him out in the third quarter.
Dante Cunningham subbed in for Davis with 2.9 seconds remaining in the first half, but it is unclear when his injury occured.
Before leaving, Davis scored 17 points in 19 minutes on 6 of 7 shooting, with seven rebounds.
The Pelicans picked up their first victory in seven tries this season with a 120–105 win over the Mavericks.
- Kenny Ducey