Rookie center Greg Oden of the Trailoblazers injured his knee Monday as reported by The OregonianBreaking news: Oden injures knee
Posted by jfreeman September 10, 2007 17:51PM
Categories: Breaking News
The Oregonian has learned that Trail Blazers rookie center Greg Oden injured his right knee on Monday in Portland and underwent a magnetic resonance imaging. The test results are not available, but he is expected to have exploratory surgery on Thursday, team sources said.
The Trail Blazers are expected to issue a press release shortly and we'll pass along more information as we learn more.
[Moderator's Note, by OptionZero:] ESPN now reporting that Oden is out for the seasonPORTLAND, Ore. -- Celebrated Trail Blazers rookie center Greg Oden, the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, will likely miss the 2007-08 season after undergoing knee surgery Thursday, the team said. Doctors found cartilage damage during an exploratory procedure, and team physician Dr. Don Roberts performed microfracture surgery to repair the damage.