The Lakers lost 116-102 to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night without All-Star center Anthony Davis.(The Only Thing Stopped him was Flu)

Over the past 10 games, Davis had scored 99 points as the Lakers went 8-2 to erase most of their poor start to the season.

There was a gradual worsening of Davis' symptoms during the course of the day, according to Lakers coach Darvin Ham.

He also stressed that Davis had not tested positive for COVID-19 and is likely to not be able to play in Toronto on Wednesday.

The COVID makes people forget that there are colds and flus out there," Ham explained. (Is covid Back?)

Lakers defense lacked him, and Cavs guard Jarrett Allen scored 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting in the first half.