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Chris Paul has sprained right thumb

Updated: July 7, 2012, 11:06 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LAS VEGAS -- The U.S. Olympic basketball team said Saturday that guard Chris Paul's injury is a sprained right thumb.

Paul was hurt Friday during the first day of training camp and had an X-ray that revealed the injury. He took part in some non-contact portions of practice Saturday but did not scrimmage with the Americans.

"It'll be all right," Paul said. "It's a little swollen. Once the swelling goes down I can play through the pain."

The Los Angeles Clippers All-Star had ...

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