Description: Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland sprained his right MCL Tuesday on Feb 11. and was supposed to be back in 4-6 weeks, but he doesn't appear to be near a return, according to a csnnw.com report.
Insight: Freeland's absence has freed up a few more minutes for starter Robin Lopez, who is averaging 11.5 ppg and 9.7 rpg over the past 11 games. Meyers Leonard has averaged 9 mpg in Freeland's absence.
2/12/2014 9:37:00 AM
Description: Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland sprained his right MCL Tuesday in a loss to Oklahoma City. SOURCE: Chris Haynes, Comcast Sportsnet Northwest
Insight: The injury will sideline Freeland for the next 4-to-8 weeks. Freeland's absence will free up more minutes for starter Robin Lopez (10.7 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 1.6 bpg) at the five.
11/5/2013 11:44:00 AM
Description: Portland center Joel Freeland is questionable for Tuesday's game against Houston with a strained left hip.
Insight: Freeland has zero fantasy value as one of the back up options to Robin Lopez and Meyers Leonard.