Davis leaves Lakers' game with flu-like symptoms

by Gordon Dixon - Anthony Davis exited in the first half of the Lakers' game against the Cavaliers on Tuesday night.

Anthony Davis leaves Lakers' game with flu-like symptoms 8:29 PM ET Dave McMenaminESPN Staff Writer Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. CLEVELAND -- Los Angeles Lakers star big man Anthony Davis exited in the first half of Tuesday's game against the Cavaliers with flu-like symptoms and will not return, according to the team. Davis totaled just one point, going 1-for-3 from the free throw line, with three rebounds and two assists in eight minutes. Editor's Picks AD draws 'MVP' chants with 55-point performance 2d Dave McMenamin Davis came into the night on a tear, averaging 35.3 points on 64.8% from the field, 45.5% from 3 and 88% from the foul line with 15.6 rebounds and 2.9 blocks in his past nine games. He was named the NBA's Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday, having helped L.A. to a three-game winning streak coming into the Cavs game.