Blazers Notes: Barton, Jeffries, Center, Cuts

The latest updates out of Portland from Trail Blazers training camp on Friday evening:

  • Rookie guard Will Barton tells's Chris Haynes that he will continue to sit out team practices until his sore hamstring is completely healed.
  • Ben Golliver of Blazer's Edge reports that Jared Jeffries underwent the cutting-edge orthokine treatment popularized by Kobe Bryant and baseball star Alex Rodriguez.
  • Head coach Terry Stotts tells The Oregonian's Joe Freeman that he will not name a starting center in the immediate future, preferring to create competition in training camp between Meyers Leonard, J.J. Hickson, and Joel Freeland.
  • Freeman also reports that Stotts will not begin making cuts to the training-camp roster for another couple of weeks.
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