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Jeff Pendergraph Sought Second Opinion On Knee In Chicago

Portland Trail Blazers big man Jeff Pendergraph reports on Twitter that he traveled to Chicago to receive a second opinion on his injured knee.

Today has been a little quiet but its been a big day in Chicago. Getting second opinion on knee. Back to pdx tomorrowless than a minute ago via twidroid


In an Oct. 12 interview with Mike Barrett and Mike Rice on Blazers Courtside, Pendergraph said he hadn't set a surgery date and wasn't yet sure whether one or two surgeries would be necessary on his torn right ACL.

Pendergraph suffered the injury during a preseason game against the Utah Jazz and broke the "out for the year" news on Twitter the next day.

Update (12:48PM)

In response to questions from fans about the medical second opinion, Jeff Pendergraph writes on Twitter... 

he just confirmed everything I thought.... no surgery yet. With in the next couple weeks. Want leg as close to normal as possible

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