Duke freshman Jayson Tatum suffered an injury to his left foot during Duke’s pro day practice on Tuesday.
“We’re still not sure [of the severity],” Mike Krzyzewski said during his press conference at ACC media day. “We’ll find out more today. Hopefully it’s something minor.”
Tatum suffered the injury on what was a “routine landing”, according to someone that attended the practice, and it was immediately apparent he was in pain. Another source added that Tatum left the court without putting any pressure on the foot.
Tatum is a top five prospect in the Class of 2016 and a potential No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft. He’s been as impressive as any player during the first month of practice, multiple sources have said.
Duke is currently without their other top five prospect, as freshman Harry Giles III is still recovering from a knee procedure last month. It’s unclear just how much Giles will provide this season, as this was the third surgery on his knees.
UPDATE: Coach K went on First Take and said, “Jayson had a minor setback yesterday. We don’t think it will take much time.”