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Anthony Davis may miss several games

 rookie forward Anthony Davis will miss his only opportunity to play in his hometown this season on Saturday night against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center  because of a mild concussion suffered in Friday night's game against the Utah Jazz at the New Orleans Arena.

Davis, the No. 1 overall pick in this past June draft, was inadvertently hit on the side of his right head by rookie guard ' elbow on a defensive play in the second quarter. The Hornets announced after the game that Davis will undergo further tests in New Orleans on Saturday.

The NBA put in a concussion policy in 2011 that will determine when players return from head injuries. Under the rule, Davis will have to complete a series of tests to determine if he's fit to return.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.

 

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