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Update: Anthony Davis won’t need surgery on shoulder

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 31: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans handles the ball during a game against the Golden State Warriors at the Smoothie King Center on October 31, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

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The never-ending saga of Anthony Davis’ health has taken an unexpected turn: a few days after it was announced that Davis would be shut down for the season to address a torn labrum in his left shoulder plus a knee injury, it’s been determined that he doesn’t need shoulder surgery after all.

Considering Davis told reporters that he’s been playing with a torn labrum for three years, this seems a little odd. But if it’s only a partial tear, it might not be absolutely necessary. Hopefully, it won’t be a recurring thing throughout his career.