Wednesday , Dec , 22 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Divac back on the injured list

El Segundo, CA (Sports Network) – Los Angeles Lakers center Vlade Divac was
placed on the injured list Wednesday with a sore back.

Divac started the season on the injured list with a herniated disc in his
lower back and missed the first 11 games. He had played in just eight contests
since and was averaging 0.8 points and 1.1 rebounds in 4.6 minutes per game.

Meanwhile, the club activated forward Brian Grant from the IL. Grant had been
sidelined with tendinitis in his right knee. In 11 games this season, he is
averaging 4.5 points and 3.3 boards per outing.

LAL