Hip Surgery for Pendergraph

Jeff Pendergraph, the Blazers’ second round draft pick, will go under the knife tomorrow: “A team representative confirmed today Portland Trail Blazers rookie forward Jeff Pendergraph will undergo left hip surgery Wednesday. A timetable for Pendergraph’s return will be set post-surgery. Pendergraph, chosen by the Blazers in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft with the 31st-overall pick, started five games for Portland during summer league competition … Pendergraph is expected to miss a significant portion of the team’s upcoming 2009-10 season due to the surgery.”