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Greg Oden microfracture surgery is successful

Posted on: November 19, 2010 7:14 pm
Edited on: August 14, 2011 8:58 pm
 
The Portland Trail Blazers have announced that center Greg Oden has undergone successful microfracture surgery. Posted by Ben Golliver greg-oden On Wednesday night, the Portland Trail Blazers announced that center Greg Oden would need to undergo microfracture knee surgery on his left knee. On Friday, the team announced in a press release that the surgery was a success. 
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden underwent successful microfracture surgery today on his left knee, it was announced by General Manager Rich Cho.
Oden, 22, will miss the remainder of the 2010-11 season.   “We are pleased that Greg's surgery went as planned and we are here to support him fully in his rehabilitation,” said Cho. “I have a great deal of confidence that Greg will work hard and do all that is asked of him in order to get back on the court.” Dr. Richard Steadman performed the surgery with assistance from Trail Blazers orthopedic surgeon Dr. Don Roberts at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colo.
Oden has a long road ahead of him. His previous microfractury surgery, on his left knee, took place during the summer of 2007 and wiped out his entire 2007-2008 season, although he was able to play in Portland's 2008-2009 season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers.  Given that Oden had surgery last year in the same knee, to insert hardware to repair a broken patella, his rehabilitation will no doubt be undertaken with the greatest care possible.  Yahoo! Sports reports that Oden and his agent, Bill Duffy, are aiming for a nine month recovery timetable, which would make Oden available for the start of training camp next fall.
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Since: Nov 20, 2010
Posted on: November 20, 2010 1:26 am
 

Greg Oden microfracture surgery is successful

The Blazer scouts thought they called him the GLASS MAN at OSU because he crashed the boards.  So unfortunate.  Next goes the ankles and feet, but seriously, I do feel bad for the Blazers even though they should have taken Durant just to avoid this scenario of being the laughing stock of the league.



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Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: November 19, 2010 11:41 pm
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Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: November 19, 2010 11:36 pm
 

Greg Oden microfracture surgery is successful

Lol Da_mike Oden would kick your a$$ even with two bad knees.



Since: May 7, 2008
Posted on: November 19, 2010 10:05 pm
 

Greg Oden microfracture surgery is successful

Now this dude equals First Round Bust and injury-prone loser.  I feel bad for the Portland Trail Blazers as they looked up with all of their young talent, but wussboys like Oden and Roy have ruined it for them.  Back to the drawing board...



Since: Jan 15, 2007
Posted on: November 19, 2010 9:07 pm
 

Greg Oden microfracture surgery is successful

Over rated BUST !....so many players get paid only to come waaaaaaaaaaay short of there teams expectations.The general managers and team ownership deserve what thay get  CONGRATULATIONS !!!Smile




Since: Jan 14, 2008
Posted on: November 19, 2010 8:34 pm
 

Greg Oden microfracture surgery is successful

I remember just before the 08-09 season there was an article about the top 50 players in the NBA.  I voiced my displeasure with Oden being ranked in the teens even though he hadn't played a single game, while Jason Kidd was left off of the list.  Then I got completely slammed by all kinds of people.  Well here we are again, and it's time for an "I told you so."
Jason Kidd from 08 until today:  171G, 9.6PPG, 8.9APG, 5.7RPG, 1.9SPG, 0.45BPG
Greg Oden from 08 until today:   82G, 9.4PPG, 0.6APG, 7.3RPG, 0.4SPG, 1.4BPG

Would you rather have 1.5 rebounds per game, and the 1 block per game?
Or, the extra 8 assists?

Plus, you know, Oden is finished for the year again, while Kidd will most likely play 80 again this season.



Since: Jul 6, 2010
Posted on: November 19, 2010 8:01 pm
 

Greg Oden microfracture surgery is successful

Glad the surgery went well. STAY OFF THE KNEE GREGORY!!!



Since: Jun 9, 2008
Posted on: November 19, 2010 7:45 pm
 

Greg Oden microfracture surgery is successful

Take your time Oden .... I STILL BELIEVE in you


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