NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 28: Anthony Davis (R) of the Kentucky Wildcats greets NBA Commissioner David Stern (L) after he was selected number one overall by the New Orleans Hornets during the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft at Prudential Center on June 28, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Anthony Davis Has Sprained Ankle, Likely To Miss Olympics

New Orleans Hornets' No. 1 draft pick Anthony Davis suffered a sprained ankle in a workout and will likely miss the Olympics.

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Anthony Davis Injury Update: Forward Will Join Team USA Camp, According To Report

Despite an ankle injury, New Orleans Hornets forward Anthony Davis will head to Team USA's Las Vegas camp this week, according to Yahoo! Sport's Adrian Wojnarowski. After suffering the injury on Monday, initial reports had Davis missing the camp, but later news backed off on that as future evaluation of his ankle was needed.

Wojnarowski reports that the ankle injury is less severe than originally thought. Additionally, with Lamar Odom passing on Team USA camp, Davis has been granted the time he needs to recover from the injury, which is expected to take a week to 10 days.

Davis was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on June 28. Adding a gold medal with Team USA before the start of his rookie season would certainly be a great addition to his already prodigious list of accomplishments in 2012.

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Anthony Davis Injury Update: Team USA Status To Be Decided Later In Week

A report Monday indicated that Anthony Davis would not play for Team USA at the 2012 London Olympics due to a severely sprained ankle suffered during workouts. Nothing has officially been determined yet, however, as the New Orleans Hornets announced later that an evaluation on Davis' ability to practice would not be made until later in the week.

If Davis does sit, Team USA's options at center become very limited. Dwight Howard will miss the Olympics after undergoing back surgery late last season. Chris Bosh will miss with the abdominal injury that bothered him during the playoffs.

There is no word yet whether Davis' ankle injury could hinder him for the start of his rookie season with the Hornets.

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Anthony Davis Reportedly Suffers 'Severely Sprained' Ankle, Likely Won't Play For Team USA

Anthony Davis was selected by the New Orleans Hornets with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft and was also a finalist on the 2012 U.S. Men's Olympic roster. Davis, however, looks like he will miss the Olympics and maybe some more time after suffering what's being called a "severely sprained ankle" during some workouts with his new NBA team.

Losing the option of Davis on Team USA could mean the loss of another option at center, as the team will not be able to have the option of Chris Bosh or Dwight Howard on their roster. Bosh will miss the Olympics dealing with an abdominal injury that forced him to sit out some of the NBA Playoffs, and Howard is still recovering from back surgery that forced him to miss the final part of the regular season and the playoffs.

The options at center for the U.S. are getting severely limited.

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