Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/2/12
If Andrew Bynum has an ounce of Olympic spirit in him, this is his chance to show it. He can pick up the phone today, right now in fact, and offer to play for Team USA now that New Orleans Hornets rookie Anthony Davis appears out of the Summer Olympics in London. The American team is short on big men as it prepares to open training camp Friday in Las Vegas. Davis, the No. 1 pick in this year's NBA Draft, was scheduled to work out for Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski this week along with the Clippers' Blake Griffin and Lamar Odom. But Davis sustained a sprained left ankle Sunday during a Hornets workout and is a likely scratch from the tryouts, which include 15 players competing for 12 spots. That leaves a perfect opening for Bynum, the best and healthiest big man not on the list of finalists. Yes, it's late. Finalists have already been selected, and the Team USA roster has already been granted one extension from the US Olympic Committee. The roster is supposed to be announced afte...
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