Before Joel Przybilla even entered the game Thursday, he couldn't help but crack a smile as the crowd erupted when his familiar face emerged on the big screen in Portland. Simply put, the return of a fan favorite gives Rip City something to cheer about. In his 2011-12 debut with the Portland Trail Blazers, Przybilla posted a respectable four points, six rebounds and two blocks, but couldn't cool down the streaking Miami Heat.
UPDATE 1: The Blazers just tweeted the following: Joel Przybilla underwent successful surgery tonight to repair a re-ruptured right patella tendon. No timetable has been set for his return. UPDATE 2 : Release from the team regardi... Read Post
Joel Przybilla will once again wear Portland black and red after the All-Star break, assuming he passes a physical on Sunday, according to The Oregonian’s Jason Quick. With the Vanilla Gorilla back on their team, the Trail Blazers j... Read Post