Monday , Mar , 22 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Sixers’ Coleman placed on injured list

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Philadelphia 76ers forward Derrick Coleman
was placed on the injured list Monday with left knee tendinitis.

Coleman has missed 36 games this season due to injury, including this past
Saturday’s contest versus Miami. He was activated from the injured list on
March 12 after missing 22 contests because of a right fourth metacarpal

In 34 games this season, Coleman has averaged 8.0 points and 5.6 rebounds per

Meanwhile, the club activated forward Amal McCaskill from the injured list.
McCaskill had been sidelined with a lower back strain. In 54 games this year,
he has averaged 2.0 points and 2.3 boards per outing.

In other news, All-Star guard Allen Iverson is expected to miss Monday’s home
game versus Dallas because of inflammation in his right knee. Iverson, the
team’s leading scorer, has already sat out 22 contests this season and the
Sixers are 9-13 without him.