Blazers’ Greg Oden Likely Done For Season: Primetime Breakdown and Impact

December 6th, 2009 by Brandon Ribak Leave a reply »
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The Portland Trail Blazers starting center Greg Oden, who is averaging career-highs in every statistical category, went down with a season ending injury against the Houston Rockets on December 5.

In the first quarter Oden fractured his left knee while coming down after attempting to block a shot.

Fans began to chant for their young center shouting out, "Oden! Oden!" while trainers and physicians circled around the 7 footer.

Oden, who is averaging 11.1 PPG, 8.5 RPG (23rd in NBA), and 2.3 BPG (3rd in NBA) had this to say after the game,

"I'm obviously disappointed having worked so hard to get to where I was. This is a setback but I'll be back. It's in God's hands now," Oden said in a statement released by the team. "I want to thank the fans, my teammates and everyone in the Blazers family for all of their good thoughts."

The Blazers have reported that Oden will need surgery and that there is no timetable for his return.

NBA Primetime Breaks-down the injury and its impact to the team.

With Oden's injury prone NBA track record ...

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