Pelicans Shuffle Active Roster Due To Injuries

Nov 16, 2013

The New Orleans Pelicans have placed injured center Greg Stiemsma on the inactive list and have activated forward Ryan Anderson, per General Manager Dell Demps, the team announced today.

Stiemsma suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee during the second quarter of Tuesday night's game against the Lakers in Los Angeles. An MRI confirmed the injury, and Stiemsma is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.

Anderson has been sitting out with a chip fracture in one of the toes of his right foot, suffered during practice before the regular season began. He was initially expected to miss 1-3 weeks.

The Pelicans' active list now stands at 13.