Anthony Davis (foot) is set to rejoin the Lakers on Wednesday.

LOS ANGELES – Lakers star big man Anthony Davis will return to the lineup against the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, barring any setbacks during pregame warmups, league sources told ESPN.

Some medical experts are projecting a recovery time of eight to 10 weeks, with Davis expected to be in the 20- to 24-minute range as he recovers from the injury, sources said. He suffered a fracture in his right leg and a stress reaction 5½ weeks ago.

The Lakers went 10-10 without Davis after falling to the LA Clippers 133-115 on Tuesday.

“I wasn’t expecting anything but going out and competing,” LeBron James said after the Clippers game when asked how the Lakers were doing without Davis. “Okay, AD is out, what can we do?” It was not. You just go out and play the game and see what happens.”

Davis averaged 27.4 points this season before the injury, along with career bests in rebounding (12.1 per game) and field goal percentage (59.4%), along with an average of 2.1 blocks.

Lakers coach Darwin Hamm conceded a 121-103 loss with 5:07 left in the fourth quarter on Tuesday.

Joining Davis in the lineup against the Spurs on Wednesday could be an expected move to save their legs.

“I made an executive decision to pull the trigger,” Hamm explained. Knowing we have a game to play tomorrow, we have to give ourselves the best chance we can to win.

Hamm said Rui Hachimura, acquired in a trade on Monday, will be ready to play against the Spurs.

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