Travis Outlaw Breaks Foot, Same Injury Martell Had Last Year

November 14th, 2009 by Busta Bucket Leave a reply »

In tonight's victory in Charlotte, the Blazers suffered a major personnel loss.  Travis Outlaw has a stress fracture to his fifth metatarsal, which is the same injury Martell Webster had last season. We all know how that went.

The injury happened on a relatively normal play, he was coming out to defend Gerald Wallace and planted his foot when Wallace went to the hoop.

This is a critical loss considering Travis' status as the third or fourth scoring option. Not only that, but the Blazers are thin enough with depth in the front court. Jason Quick sums up the situation nicely:

X-Rays revealed a stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal...the small bone on top of the foot near the small toe. It is the same injury, to the same foot, that teammate Martell Webster endured last season.

Webster suffered his initial fracture in October and didn't return until December. In Webster's first game back, he broke the same bone in the same place and missed the rest of the season.

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