Wednesday , Jan , 19 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Bobcats activate Smith from injured list

Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) – The Charlotte Bobcats activated guard Steve
Smith from the injured list on Wednesday and placed center Jahidi White on the
IL with a right shoulder strain.

Smith was placed on the injured list on January 6 with right knee tendinitis
and last appeared in a game on December 29 versus Indiana. In 22 contests this
season, including one start, he is averaging 9.1 points per game.

White has played in 16 contests this season and is averaging 2.5 points per
outing. He originally hurt the shoulder on November 30 at New Jersey and sat
out 11 contests. White then returned to the lineup on December 29 and had
participated in eight games before aggravating the injury.