An MRI of his injured groin and further examination revealed no structural damage, and the timetable for his return will be day-to-day.
Davis missed Saturday’s game at Portland and will miss Monday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors.
Davis has averaged 25 points and 11 rebounds a game for the Pelicans, who are 12-11 and only one game out of sixth place in the Western Conference playoff chase.
Davis, a four-time All-Star, was injured on a noncontact play in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s loss to the Utah Jazz. Without Davis, New Orleans defeated Portland on Saturday behind DeMarcus Cousins‘ 38 points.
Davis had been the Western Conference’s Player of the Week with an average of 25 points, 11 rebounds on 57 percent shooting for the Pelicans.