Wednesday , Nov , 10 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Lakers’ Medvedenko activated

Memphis, TN (Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Lakers activated Slava
Medvedenko from the injured list and the third-year forward is expected to
participate in Wednesday’s game at the Memphis Grizzlies.

Medvedenko missed the Lakers’ first five contests due to a bruised right heel.
The 6’10” Ukrainian posted career-highs with 8.3 points and 5.0 rebounds per
game with Los Angeles a year ago and was re-signed to a two-year contract
during the offseason.

To make room on the 12-man roster, the Lakers placed forward Jumaine Jones on
the injured list. Jones suffered a strained right calf during second-half
warmups of Tuesday’s 106-98 win at New Orleans.

Jones averaged 5.8 points and 3.0 rebounds during the first five games and
netted nine points in just 12 minutes during the first half against the