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Wizards place Stackhouse on injured list

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Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Washington placed forward on the injured list Monday. The also placed guard on the injured list and waived guard to finalize their roster for Wednesday's season opener against Chicago.

Stackhouse underwent successful surgery on his right knee October 21. Doctors removed

scar tissue

from the

knee

as well

as thickened

capsule material. There was no meniscus or ligament damage.

Stackhouse had an MRI October 14th and was diagnosed with chondromalacia, a wearing of the lining on the back of the knee cap. Doctors determined that arthroscopic

surgery would be performed to address the cause of the discomfort.

In 70 games for Washington last season, Stackhouse averaged 21.5 points and 4.5 assists per contests.

Butler, who is suffering with tendinitis in his right knee, last played in 2001-02 for Portland. He has averaged 5.4 points a game in seven seasons.

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