Thursday , Nov , 06 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Trail Blazers place Patterson on IL

Portland, OR (Sports Network) – The Portland Trail Blazers placed forward
Ruben Patterson on the injured list Wednesday with left Achilles’ tendinitis.

The 28-year-old Patterson is expected to be out of action for two weeks. In
three games this season, Patterson is averaging 7.3 points.

The six-year veteran spent the previous two seasons with the Trail Blazers.
He owns a career scoring average of 10.4 points per game in six seasons with
Portland, Seattle and the Lakers.