Wednesday , Jan , 12 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Wizards activate Thomas, place Brown on IL

Washington, DC (Sports Network) – The Washington Wizards activated center Etan
Thomas and placed forward/center Kwame Brown on the injured list before
Wednesday’s game against Portland.

Thomas has yet to play this season after suffering an abdominal strain during
Wizards training camp in October. He averaged career highs in points (8.9) and
rebounds (6.7) last season.

Brown has right ankle tendinitis. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2001 NBA
draft is averaging 5.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 14 games this season.