New York Knickerbockers President of Basketball Operations Isiah Thomas announced Wednesday that forward Michael Sweetney has been activated from the Injured List and forward Clarence Weatherspoon has been placed on the Injured List with left Achilles tendinitis.

Sweetney, 6-8, 275-pounds, has been activated from the Injured List after missing the last 12 games with left patella tendinitis. In nine games played this season, the NBA rookie has been averaging 1.3 points and 4.7 minutes.

Weatherspoon, 6-7, 270-pounds, was placed on the Injured List with left Achilles tendinitis. In 15 games played this season, the 11-year NBA veteran is averaging 3.6 points and 3.3 rebounds.

Thomas also announced that center Slavko Vranes has been waived.

Vranes, 7-5, 275-pounds, was placed on the Injured List on Oct. 27 and had missed the team's first 29 games.

The active roster remains at 12, with two in the Injured List.

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