LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The Los Angeles Lakers placed guard Ron Harper on the injured list Sunday after he missed two games with a sore left knee.

He will be replaced by rookie guard Mike Penberthy, who was reactivated after recovering from a strained right shoulder.

Harper, who has averaged 6.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.4 assists in 47 games, will miss a minimum of five games, starting with Sunday's contest against the Indiana Pacers.

Penberthy has averaged 5.3 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 28 games.