Mychal Thompson

Here Blazers go again

After missing all of last season because of knee surgery, Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden injured his foot in his first regular-season NBA game and will be sidelined for two to four weeks.

The team said yesterday that separate scans confirmed Oden has a mid-lateral foot sprain.

Oden was injured in the first quarter of the Blazers' 96-76 season-opening loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

"I was trying to go get a rebound, and kind of came down on Derek Fisher's foot on like the third play of the game. I kind of fell and didn't think twice about it," he said after the game.

The 7-foot Oden missed four field goals and two free throws...

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