With the Pelicans awaiting further word on Davis' left pelvis injury, New Orleans improved to 2-0 this season in games with Davis sidelined, including the Week 2 comeback win at Sacramento on TNT. In the end, New Orleans (11-11) suffered a third straight loss.
In the afternoon, the big man learned he had been fined $25K for verbally abusing a referee and failing to leave the floor in a timely manner after his first career ejection Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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Trainers came over to look at Davis immediately, and the amount of pain he was in was readily apparent. Fifteen seconds later, he picked up his second tech and was ejected for the first time in his six-year National Basketball Association career.
At the time of the injury, Davis had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Pelicans led 84-80.
Earlier in the day, Davis was assessed a $25,000 fine by the National Basketball Association for his actions during the Pelicans' Wednesday night home loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.