New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis was fined $25,000 by the NBA for two technical fouls during Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, resulting in the first ejection of his professional basketball career.
Davis suffered the injury early in the fourth quarter while boxing out for a rebound.
Davis (groin) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against Portland, Mike Richman of The Oregonian reports.
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Minnesota responded by finishing the half on a 17-6 run to take a 62-49 lead into the halftime locker room. Davis was listed as doubtful to return, and he would not re-enter the game. He was named Western Conference Player of the Week, then on Wednesday earned his first career ejection after arguing with a referee, which resulted in a $25,000 fine from the National Basketball Association.
The four-time All-Star has been somewhat injury plagued throughout his National Basketball Association career, though he played in a career-high 75 games just last season.
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.