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Portland Trail Blazers Trainer Jay Jensen's response when asked whether the rash of injuries causes him to reevaluate what he is doing.... --------------------------------- "Oh, absolutely. Are you kidding me? Every time something happens with any player, coach, I mean, yeah. Are you kidding me? I'm human. We develop these guys, they're like our family. "Schonz will tell you. We're with these guys, each other, seven months out of the year, every single day pretty much. 24 hours a day, seven days a week we're on call for these guys. For anything that they need. For any kind of medical emergency. A lot of time the trainer is the one who hears about stuff going on at home, whatever. We develop a relationship with them. It's personal. Joel, you live and die with these guys, they're like your own kids. That's exactly the way you feel about it. Every single one of them. "So, yeah, we ask ourselves all the time, when we're sitting, Geoff Clark and me, Dr. Roberts and I, Dr. Ries, we're sitting before a game in the office or flying, is there anything that we coudl be doing that we're not doing? Is there anything that we're missing? "The good thing about Dr. Roberts is, and you're not going to find it in many physicians, it's his ability or desire to look, to get second opinions, and how readily he wants to have the right thing done for his player. He'd rather call it a patient, he views them as a patient, but second opinions don't bother him. "Look, if it helps the player out, whatever is the best thing for Brandon Roy, for Joel, he puts his ego aside, he'll send them to a doctor in Alabama, a doctor in L.A. because maybe there is something that we're not seeing. "In medicine, as I'm finding out more than anything, is not an exact science, it's not in black and white, there's a certain gray area in there." --------------------------------- -- Ben Golliver | benjamin.golliver@gmail.com | Twitter

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