Heat activate Laettner and Butler
Miami, FL (Sports Network) – The Miami Heat activated forwards
Christian Laettner and Rasual Butler from the injured list prior to Thursday’s
126-119 loss to Philadelphia.
Laettner, who also missed nine games earlier this season with the same injury
on his left foot, finished with three points and two rebounds in 10 minutes.
Butler was placed on the IL with right knee tendinitis back on March 29. In 20
games this season, he is averaging 2.2 points-per-game.
In a related move, the Heat placed center Wang Zhi-Zhi (back) and forward
Qyntel Woods on the injured list.