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Anthony Davis out for Hornets

New Orleans Hornets rookie Anthony Davis, the No. 1 pick in the draft, will not play Tuesday night against the New York Knicks.

The team announced before the game that Davis would sit due to an ankle injury.

Davis, averaging 16 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game, suffered the injury during practice on Monday.

As for the Knicks, the Hornets are the latest opponent they've faced without its top player.

The Indiana Pacers were without Danny Granger, the Philadelphia 76ers were without Andrew Bynum, and the Dallas Mavericks were without Dirk Nowitzki.