Heat activate forward Allen
Miami, FL (Sports Network) – The Miami Heat activated forward Malik Allen from
the injured list Friday.
Allen, 26, was placed on the injured list November 23 with back spasms and had
successful surgery to alleviate the problem on December 1. He averaged 7.1
points and 4.3 rebounds in 10 games before landing on the IL.
In a related move, the Heat placed first-round draft pick Dorell Wright on the
injured list again with bilateral patella tendinitis. Wright, who began the
season on the injured list with an abdominal strain, played in just one game
after being activated on February 3.