Trail Blazers News: Joel Freeland To Miss At Least 2 Weeks With Right Shoulder Injury

The Portland Trail BlazersT are now even thinner in the frontcourt after big man Joel Freeland suffered a right shoulder strain in Saturday's 115-107 home loss to the Atlanta Hawks.

Freeland injured his shoulder during a block of a Paul Millsap dunk attempt with nine minutes left in the fourth quarter. He immediate grabbed at the injury and walked off the court towards the locker room.

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Per Mike Richman of The Oregonian, "the Blazers announced on Saturday night that a results of magnetic resonance imaging revealed a "strain" in Freeland's right shoulder. Freeland will be reevaluated after sitting out for two weeks."

Freeland had started the last seven games at center with Robin Lopez out until at least February with a fractured right hand. Thomas Robinson and Meyers Leonard are likely candidates to replace Freeland for the time being.

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