July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Anthony Davis, the top pick in the National Basketball Association draft, sprained his ankle during a workout with the New Orleans Hornets.
Davis injured the ankle during a practice two days ago and his availability to practice with the U.S. Olympic team will be evaluated later this week, the Hornets said in a news release.
The 19-year-old Davis was a finalist for the Olympic roster after the U.S. team lost players including NBA All-Stars Dwyane Wade, Derrick Rose and Chris Bosh to injuries.
The former University of Kentucky player was selected first by the Hornets in the NBA draft.
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