Lakers star Anthony Davis to return from 20-game absence due to foot injury vs. Spurs

Anthony Davis is finally back.

The star is set to return Wednesday for the team’s game against the , barring any setback in warmups, after missing 20 games due to a foot injury, .

Davis will be on a minutes restriction and shouldn’t play more than 24 minutes in the game at Arena. It’s unclear how long that minutes restriction will be in place moving forward.

in his right foot on Dec. 16 against the . He went up with Nuggets star in the paint and started hopping in pain almost instantly after landing on his feet. .

Davis was playing some of the best basketball in his career before he went down, too. He averaged 27.4 points, a career-high 12.1 rebounds and shot a career-best 59.4% from the field this season, his fourth with the team.

The Lakers went 10-10 without Davis and leaned heavily on during that stretch. The from the on Monday, and he is available to make his Lakers debut Wednesday.

Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers

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