Wednesday , Mar , 02 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

76ers activate Salmons; place Mashburn on injured list

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – The Philadelphia 76ers activated guard
John Salmons from the injured list and placed forward Jamal Mashburn on
the IL with patella femoral irritation in his right knee.

After missing five games because of asthmatic bronchitis, Salmons returned to
the lineup and scored two points in eight minutes during Philadelphia’s loss
to New Jersey on Wednesday.

Mashburn, who hasn’t stepped on the hardwood since March of 2004, was obtained
by Philadelphia on February 24 along with Rodney Rogers from New Orleans in
exchange for Glenn Robinson. The Hornets placed Mashburn on the injured list
on November 1.

The 32-year-old Mashburn averaged 20.8 points and 6.2 rebounds in 19 games for
New Orleans in 2003-04.