Erick Dampier To Portland Is A Possibility After Another Injury To A Blazer Big

October 8th, 2010 by Ryan Virgin Leave a reply »
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The Portland Trail Blazers have had injury trouble (yeah, tell me something I didn't know). I could run through the entire list one more time, but I'm certain that you have heard it before.

Long story short, if you are a Blazers big man, then you should probably watch your step.

It started with Greg Oden suffering a season-ending kneecap fracture 20 games into the season, then it was Joel Przybilla rupturing his patellar tendon, and then re-injuring it months into rehab after a slip in the shower.

So, yeah, life has been rough for the Portland Trail Blazers.

But (adding a hint of optimism and whole lot of reality), the NBA really isn't that talented at the center position. In other words, not many teams have a center that is a game changer. Factually, the Blazers will only face three opponents in the first month of the season that have big men that contribute at a high level.

Those three are Andrew Bynum, Andrew Bogut, and Brook Lopez. And if I may add, two (Bynum and Bogut) are recovering from serious injuries themselves and may not even be ready for tho ...

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