Tuesday , Jan , 25 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Grizzlies place Gasol on injured list

Memphis, TN (Sports Network) – The Memphis Grizzlies Tuesday placed forward
Pau Gasol on the injured list with left foot plantar fasciitis.

Gasol has started 39 games this season and is averaging a team-high 18.9
points to go along with 8.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.54 blocks per contest.

The 24-year-old Gasol is in his fourth NBA season, all with Memphis. This
marks the first time that he has spent time on the IL and will miss a minimum
of five games.

Gasol, named NBA Rookie of the Year in 2002, has posted career averages of
18.2 points and 8.4 boards over 281 contests.

Meanwhile, the club activated forward Ryan Humphrey from the injured list.
Humphrey had been sidelined with a sprained right ankle. In 14 games this
season, he is averaging 3.6 points and 2.5 rebounds per contest.