Wednesday , Mar , 23 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Bobcats’ Wallace activated off IL

Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) – Charlotte Bobcats forward Gerald Wallace was
activated off the injured list Wednesday and scored 17 points in a loss to
Phoenix.

Wallace, who missed seven games with bruised ribs, was averaging a career-high
11.1 points and 5.5 rebounds entering play Wednesday night.

The 22-year-old Wallace is in his fourth NBA season. He spent the first three
years of his career with Sacramento.

Meanwhile, forward Theron Smith was placed on the injured list with right knee
swelling.

Smith has appeared in 33 games (five starts) this season and has averaged 3.2
points and 3.5 rebounds in 15.5 minutes. This will mark Smith’s third stint on
the injured list.

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