Lakers’ Medvedenko activated
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Lakers activated Slava
Medvedenko from the injured list prior to Wednesday’s 110-87 road loss to
the Memphis Grizzlies.
Medvedenko, who did not see action in the loss, 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