Friday , Mar , 04 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Trail Blazers’ Patterson placed on IL

Portland, OR (Sports Network) – The Portland Trail Blazers placed forward
Ruben Patterson on the injured list with patellar tendinitis in his right
knee.

Patterson has appeared in 55 games this season, including 25 starts, and is
averaging 10.7 points and 4.1 rebounds per contest.

The 29-year-old Patterson is in his fourth season with Portland and has also
enjoyed stints with Seattle and the Los Angeles Lakers. In 462 career games,
he has posted averages of 9.9 points and 4.1 boards per outing.

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