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Wagner and Diop back for the Cavs

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Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Cleveland guard and forward/center were activated from the injured list on Tuesday. The sixth overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft, Wagner has missed all 33 games for the this season after undergoing right knee surgery performed on November

4. Wagner's

surgery was delayed when doctors discovered an inflammation of his pancreas and liver.

Wagner also missed the first 20 games of the 2002-03 season with a bladder infection, and ended the season on the injured list after tearing the meniscus in his right knee on March 21.

The 20-year-old from Camden, New Jersey averaged 13.4 points and 2.8 assists per game during his rookie season.

Diop, the eighth overall pick in the 2001 draft, averaged 2.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game in 16 games this season. He underwent successful surgery on a torn lateral meniscus his right knee on December 8.

Both are expected to be available for Tuesday night's game against the new- look New York , who acquired point guard and swingman Penny Hardaway in a trade with the Phoenix on Monday.

In related moves, the team placed forward and center on the injured list. Newble is nursing a right quadriceps contusion, while Sundov is sidelined with right Achilles tendinitis.

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