Injured Oden Out Up to 4 Weeks
New injury fells Trail Blazers center minutes into his delayed NBA debut
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 30, 2008 3:36 AM CDT
Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden, center, sits on the court after injuring his right foot.   (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
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(Newser) – Greg Oden's NBA debut last night lasted just 13 minutes, the Oregonian reports. The Trail Blazers center and top 2007 draft pick—who sat out all last season with a knee injury—injured his foot in the first quarter of the team's 96-76 loss to the Lakers. Oden, still without a single point to his name in the NBA, is expected to be out for up to a month.