Oden Lost For Season

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

The Portland Trail Blazers say former Ohio State basketball standout Greg Oden will likely miss the 2007-08 season.

Oden was the top pick in this year's NBA draft. The Trail Blazers say he had surgery on his right knee today after doctors found cartilage damage during an exploratory procedure

The team says the 7-foot center is expected to be on crutches for up to eight weeks, and full recovery could take as long as a year.

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