By now you have probably heard the news, but in case you live in a green bubble like I sometimes do, Anthony Davis suffered a sprained ankle working out in New Orleans yesterday.
The No. 1 pick of the 2012 NBA draft may be forced out of the Olympics because of this. If the ankle is as bad as Adrian Wojnarowski first reported, the former Kentucky star may join LaMarcus Aldridge, Dwight Howard, Chris Bosh, Dwayne Wade and the rest of us rooting Team USA on from this side of the Atlantic.
In that event, the already small American team will be even thinner on the front line. This is a position of the utmost importance when battling big teams like Spain and Brazil.
In terms of bigs who will be competing for the United States, the list is slim. With Howard injured and Andrew Bynum declining an invite, Tyson Chandler would figure to be the starter at the five.
Behind him there stands a series of fours who could masquerade as a five. Kevin Love and Blake Griffin stand at 6'10" but playe...