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Meniscal Woes

180px-Brandon_Roy_pregameThe Portland Trail Blazers persevered through a myriad of significant injuries, major illnesses and even some image-tarnishing scandals this season and have somehow fought their way into the playoffs. Now, seeded sixth, Portland will really have to rally to get past the third-seeded Suns in the first round, for they are without their leading scorer, Brandon Roy. Roy, a three-time All Star shooting guard who averaged 21.5 ppg during the regular season, tore a meniscus in his right knee early in the victory over the Lakers on the 11th of April and on the 15th he had surgery to repair the damage.

So what is a meniscus, anyway?