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NBA notes: Markelle Fultz will not play for 76ers on Sunday after injuring ankle

NBA notes: Markelle Fultz will not play for 76ers on Sunday after injuring ankle

No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz needed to be helped off the court with an injury to his left ankle in the Philadelphia 76ers' summer league game Saturday night against Golden State.

Fultz appeared to roll his ankle in the second half and was helped to the locker room by two teammates. The team’s Summer league coach, Lloyd Pierce, said Fultz has been diagnosed with a sprained left ankle and “will be treated accordingly.”

Fultz will not play Sunday and there is no timetable for his return to action.

“We'll be as cautious as we can, making sure he's healthy,” Pierce said.

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