Is Anthony Davis playing tonight? Latest injury update for Lakers at Warriors

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The Los Angeles Lakers have just 27 games remaining in the 2023–24 regular season but are currently banged up. Several players, including Anthony Davis, are nursing injuries, and their collective health, particularly Davis', looms over the rest of their season.

After all, they will need him healthy if they want to make the playoffs, and they are in a position to after going 7-3 before the all-star break. However, will Davis play against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, February 22nd?

Anthony Davis' injury status for the Lakers’ game at the Warriors on February 22nd

At the moment, Davis is probable to play against the Warriors on Thursday after dealing with a hip injury. Given his long injury history, knowing that he will be back in the lineup is likely a relief to Laker fans, who know they need him to play in order to win.

When will Anthony Davis play?

Davis will likely play on Thursday against the Warriors but if he doesn't, then he may play against the San Antonio Spurs on February 23rd.

Lakers’ full injury report

In addition to Davis, the Lakers' injury report also features LeBron James, Christian Wood, Gabe Vincent, Max Christie, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Cam Reddish. Vincent, Vanderbilt, LeBron, and Wood will all miss the Golden State game, while Reddish and Christie will probably play.

Lakers next five opponents

The Lakers next five games after the Warriors include three games against teams ahead of them in the Western Conference standings. Then again, there are also two potentially easy games against two of the worst teams in the league. Here's their next five games:

Friday, February 23: San Antonio Spurs, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 25: @ Phoenix Suns, 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 28: @ LA Clippers at 10:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 28: Washington Wizards, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 2: Denver Nuggets at 8:30 p.m.

*All times are Eastern standard time.

Ultimately, Davis is probable against the Warriors but the Lakers will be shorthanded in the short term. They'll need him to pick up the slack while they try to get healthy.