CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – An MRI shows point guard LaMelo Ball has only a sprained left ankle and no significant long-term injury. The Charlotte Hornets say Ball will be back to full basketball activities depending on how he responds to treatment. It’s unclear whether Ball will miss the Hornets’ season-opener on Oct. 19 at San Antonio. He left Monday night’s game after Washington’s Anthony Gill stepped on his foot while Ball was driving to the basket.

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