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Anthony Davis day-to-day with bruised back

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Anthony Davis forced out of Pelicans game (1:00)

Pelicans F Anthony Davis is forced out of Friday night's game against the Pacers after crashing into the stands while diving for a loose ball. (1:00)

NEW ORLEANS -- Pelicans forward Anthony Davis bruised his lower back diving into the stands during New Orleans' 91-86 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.

X-rays were negative, and he is day-to-day.

Davis dived into the stands on the defensive end early in the first quarter while pursuing a rebound that had been deflected toward the sideline. Davis was able to prevent the ball from landing out of bounds, but he saved the ball to the Pacers, who wound up with foul shots on the play.

He remained in the game for a few seconds before checking out and heading to the locker room. He did not return and left the locker room before it was opened to reporters.

Davis entered the game with team-leading averages of 23.5 points, 11.2 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game.

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and The Associated Press contributed to this report.