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Anthony Davis remains out Wednesday vs. Magic [UPDATE]

Lakers PF was supposed to be a game-time decision, but we know he’ll be sidelined again, which is good info to get mid-day.

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis moves the ball against New Orleans Pelicans guard E’Twaun Moore during the first half at Staples Center. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Jan. 15, 2:19 p.m. — Davis has been ruled out again for the Lakers’ matchup with the Magic on Wednesday.

So nothing new for L.A. with AD sidelined again. Kuzma ($5,800) continues to be a strong play starting in place of Davis. I was off Dwight Howard ($5,500) before, but I don’t mind him as much with AD ruled out.

UPDATE: Jan. 14, 4:17 p.m. — Davis is being considered a game-time decision for Wednesday’s game vs. the Orlando Magic.

This seems like the closest Davis has been to playing in the past week or so since the injury. I still don’t think the Lakers have any incentive to rush Davis back, so my guess is he’ll either be ruled out again or have a minutes limit. Either way, Kyle Kuzma and LeBron James will be strong plays vs. the Magic.

UPDATE: Jan. 13, 8:49 p.m. — Davis will remain out of the lineup for Monday’s game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers.

UPDATE: Jan. 11, 7:17 p.m. — Davis has officially been ruled out again vs. the Thunder. Kyle Kuzma will start in his place.

UPDATE: Jan. 11, 6:35 p.m. — AD is considered a game-time decision Saturday vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder, per coach Frank Vogel.

UPDATE: Jan. 10, 4:14 p.m. — Davis has officially been ruled out vs. the Mavericks.

This isn’t all that surprising since we figured AD would miss a few games. With Davis sidelined, Kyle Kuzma will start, while Dwight Howard should see more frontcourt minutes off the bench. LeBron James will be a trendy cash-game play on DraftKings now that AD is out as well.

UPDATE: Jan. 8, 10:32 a.m. — Davis is being listed as questionable for Friday’s game vs. the Dallas Mavericks after being diagnosed with a gluteus maximus bruise.

This seems to be a much better case scenario than what we originally heard last night. Davis was supposed to miss the next two games for the Lakers, but it seems he could be able to play on Friday. If that’s the case, I’d say make sure he isn’t on a minutes limit before rolling him out. But between you and me, I’d expect AD to at least sit a game or two.

Los Angeles Lakers PF Anthony Davis is expected to miss the next two games of an upcoming road trip after injuring his tailbone on Tuesday.

Davis landed hard on his back during Tuesday’s win over the New York Knicks and was unable to return. Initially he was having a tough time walking, but was able to recover. He’s expected to undergo an MRI on Wednesday.

So with AD out the next couple of games, LeBron James will be a prime target in DFS against the Mavericks and Thunder. We should also see more Kyle Kuzma and Dwight Howard off the bench.