Markelle Fultz tells fans 'I'm ok' after injury scare

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A local radio station posed that question Sunday morning, several hours after top pick Markelle Fultz suffered an ankle injury during a summer league game in Las Vegas and needed helping leaving the court.

There's just too much positive happening in Philly right now for it to end before they even get off the ground.

A team source confirmed that Fultz suffered a lateral ankle sprain, not a high ankle sprain as was originally reported by ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.

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A 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, Fultz played one collegiate season at Washington prior to being chosen first overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by Philadelphia.

Fultz was helped off the court after rolling his left ankle in a game against the Golden State Warriors.

Fultz collapsed in a heap after stepping on someone's foot in Saturday night's NBA Summer League game.

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The Sixers' can put all the talent they want to on their roster, they still have no control over the unfathomably bad injury luck the team has had over the last half dozen years. Their core is far from complete from a developmental standpoint, which means we'll likely see some noticeable growing pains from a Sixers team that is still striving towards sustained success.

"I'm a little bit punch-drunk with the injuries that we've had with our first players selected over the years, " 76ers head coach Brett Brown told ESPN during the telecast.

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