Posted Jul 27 2012 4:19PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Hornets first-round draft pick Austin Rivers has had surgery to clean up bone spurs in his right ankle but is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.
The Duke guard was taken 10th overall.
New Orleans said Friday that the injury flared up during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas last week.
Patrick Beverley gets the steal off Anthony Davis and fires the deep pass to James Harden who makes the layup.
|State Farm Audio Assist: Derek Fisher|
Derek Fisher tells his players to keep fighting inside the huddle.
|Smash By Stoudemire|
Tim Hardaway Jr. finds Amar'e Stoudemire slashing to the basket for the two-hand power flush.
Amar'e Stoudemire meets Jimmy Butler at the rim and rejects the alley-oop attempt.
|Harden Finds Black|
James Harden dishes the nice bounce pass to Tarik Black who finishes with the dunk.