Anthony Davis to come off bench in return to Lakers' lineup
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers star big man Anthony Davis will return to the lineup Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs, according to Lakers coach Darvin Ham, and come off the bench for the first time in nearly a decade.
Davis, out for the last 5 weeks because of a fractured bone spur and stress reaction in his right foot, was cleared after his pregame warmup Wednesday about two hours prior to tipoff.
"I'm happy for him, first and foremost," Ham said. "I know how frustrating this process has been for him, especially at the level at which he was playing. I'm just happy for him, and definitely happy for us. We'll get him out there, we won't go too crazy with his minutes, and see how he responds."
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