Hawks waive McCoy; activate Ivey
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) – The Atlanta Hawks waived center Jelani McCoy
Tuesday and activated guard Royal Ivey from the injured list.
McCoy, who was signed November 8, played in 10 games for Atlanta. The
journeyman averaged 1.5 points and 2.1 rebounds.
The Hawks were the fifth club in seven seasons for McCoy. He was a member of
the Los Angeles Lakers’ championship team in 2001-02.
The 27-year-old McCoy spent the 2004 training camp and preseason with
Milwaukee, before being waived by the Bucks on October 28.
McCoy played in just two games last season for the Cavaliers, totaling 12
minutes, and did not score a point while grabbing four rebounds.
For his career, McCoy has averaged 4.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per contest. He
has also enjoyed stints with Seattle and Toronto.
Ivey, a rookie from Texas, has missed 10 games with a sprained right MCL. He
suffered the injury in a November 23 game against New York. Ivey has played in
10 contests this year, averaging 5.3 points and 1.5 assists.