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Thaddeus Young day-to-day with sprained ankle

Thaddeus Young

Thaddeus Young talks to reporters during the first day of the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball training camp Tuesday Oct. 2, 2012 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo H. Rumph Jr)


It’s not that serious, nothing that would likely cause a player to miss more than a game in the regular season. However, in the preseason teams tend to be more cautious.

Philadelphia’s Thaddeus Young sprained his ankle and is day-to-day, tweets Bob Cooney of the Daily News. He didn’t take part in a team scrimmage.

These things linger if not allowed to fully heal, but there is no reason to push him back in the preseason.

A couple other notes from Cooney out of the scrimmage — Evan Turner was attacking the rim with more power and less finesse, and Jrue Holiday looked like the star. Pair that kind of wing production with Andrew Bynum when he gets back and it’s going to be a fun year to watch the Sixers.