Pelicans’ Anthony Davis sustains concussion vs. Rockets

0:50 | NBA
Pelicans’ Anthony Davis sustains concussion vs. Rockets
Tuesday January 26th, 2016

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis sustained a concussion in his team’s 112–111 loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday night, the team announced.

Davis experienced the head injury late in the first half when he was inadvertently elbowed by Tyreke Evans while going up for a defensive rebound. He was later ruled out for the remainder of the game.

Davis will now have to go through the NBA’s concussion protocol before returning to the court, and thus, will likely miss some time.

In 38 games played this season, the 22-year-old is averaging 23.3 points and 10.3 rebounds per contest.

• Power Rankings: Cavaliers’ turmoil puts East in disarray

The Pelicans are currently in 12th place in the Western Conference standings with a record of 16–27.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide — from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Grant Wahl, Andy Staples and more — delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.