Davis has been playing through right shoulder soreness and also took a shot to his ribs during Tuesday's 123-115 victory over the Suns in Phoenix.
The Lakers said X-rays on Davis' ribs came back negative and that he would be reevaluated Wednesday. Kyle Kuzma was set to start in his place against Golden State.
Meanwhile, point guard Rajon Rondo (calf) also will not play Wednesday.
Dynamic duo of AD, LeBron has Lakers rolling
Brian Windhorst takes a deeper dive into the dynamic duo of Anthony Davis and LeBron James that has the Lakers off to a 7-2 start.