Bibby sprains ankle vs. Hornets

Updated: November 23, 2009, 12:07 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Atlanta Hawks starting guard Mike Bibby sprained his left ankle in the first quarter of the Hawks' game in New Orleans Hornets on Saturday night.

Bibby appeared to roll the ankle while coming down from a jump shot about five minutes into the game. Team officials said he would not return.

Bibby came in averaging 10.7 points and 4.2 assists in a little more than 31 minutes a game.

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