Wizards’ Jamison activated from IL
Washington, DC (Sports Network) – The Washington Wizards activated All-Star
forward Antawn Jamison from the injured list Tuesday. Jamison was placed on
the IL in mid-March with right knee tendinitis.
Jamison had played in 386 consecutive contests before missing a game against
the New York Knicks on March 8 because of the sore knee. He then returned to
the lineup on March 13 against Boston and also started the following day
versus the Lakers.
However, Jamison was forced to leave the game against Los Angeles in the first
half after aggravating the injury. He played only eight minutes and scored two
The 28-year-old Jamison, a member of the 2005 Eastern Conference All-Star
Team, entered Tuesday’s game against Boston averaging 19.6 points and 7.8
rebounds per contest.
To make room on the roster, the team placed guard Anthony Peeler on the
injured list with right knee tendinitis.