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The Los Angeles Lakers fared poorly after losing Anthony Davis in Game 4 against the Phoenix Suns, and now they might have to be ready for a Game 5 without him as well.

Davis is unlikely to play on Tuesday due to a strained groin, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. He’s reportedly being evaluated day-to-day, with optimism that he may be available later in the series.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski also reported that Davis has not been ruled out, but said the power forward’s injury typically takes a week to fully recover in the regular season.

Davis exited late in the second quarter of Sunday’s game after falling to the ground following a lay-up. He had noticeable trouble walking to the locker room, and did not return for the entire second half.

The Lakers were behind 51-50 with less than a minute left in the first half when Davis exited. Four minutes into the second half, they were down by 14, and never got back to within striking distance in a 100-92 loss.

During the regular season, the seventh-seeded Lakers were 19-17 in games without Davis, with much of those coming when he was out two months with a calf strain. In games without Davis and with LeBron James, though, they were 11-7.

If Davis is unable to return for Game 5, the Lakers are scheduled to face the Suns in Game 6 on Thursday and Game 7, if necessary, on Saturday. Suns point guard Chris Paul has also been dealing with a shoulder injury, but was able to play 32 minutes on Sunday.

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