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Bobcats Place Guard Rush on the Injured List

Sunday, March 6, 2005; Page E13

The Bobcats placed G Kareem Rush on the injured list yesterday with a sprained knee.

The Bobcats activated G Matt Carroll to take his place.

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Rush was injured with 8 minutes 38 seconds left in the third quarter against New Orleans on Wednesday.

He has appeared in 34 games, starting 22, since joining the Bobcats in a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers in December. Rush is averaging 11.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in 25.8 minutes and has made on 38.6 percent of his three-point attempts.

Carroll was signed by the Bobcats on February 23 and was immediately placed on the injured list with a sprained right index finger.

MILESTONE: Grizzlies Coach Mike Fratello recorded his 600th career victory Friday night when Memphis beat Toronto, 86-75. Fratello became the 19th NBA coach to reach the 600-win plateau and is currently sixth among active NBA coaches in career victories.

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