Tuesday , Nov , 23 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Clippers’ Livingston placed on injured list

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Clippers placed rookie
guard Shaun Livingston on the injured list Tuesday with a dislocated right
kneecap.

Livingston is expected to miss eight weeks of action. An MRI revealed no other
structural damage to the joint. Livingston will begin a rehabilitation
program conducted by the Clippers’ team medical staff and will be re-
evaluated regularly.

The fourth overall selection in the 2004 NBA Draft, Livingston has tallied 5.0
points, 2.6 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 21.2 minutes during the first 11 games
of the season.

The 19-year-old was a star at Peoria Central High School in Illinois,
averaging 18.0 points, 6.2 assists and 5.7 assists per game. Livingston was
the first high school point guard to become an NBA lottery pick.

Named to the McDonald’s 2004 All-America Team, Livingston originally committed
to play for Duke University before declaring for the 2004 draft.

Clippers guard Lionel Chalmers and center Chris Kaman are already on the
injured list.

LAC