Blazers fans: Think you're a knee injury expert already?

Blazers fans: Think you're a knee injury expert already?
FILE - Former Portland Trail Blazers Greg Oden has had his problems with knees. (AP File Photo)

You have seen so many of your players injure their knees on the court. So here's a chance to see how doctors fix a damaged knee.

One of the most common and serious knee injuries in all of sports is the ACL tear. Luckily, in this day and age, it's also an injury that can be repaired. And the athlete can be as good as new in about a year's time.

On Wednesday morning,  board-certified orthopedic surgeon Walt Lowe, M.D., a nationally recognized specialist in ACL surgery and head team physician for the Houston Texans and Houston Rockets, will take you into the operating room for an inside look at a common surgery performed on adolescent and adult athletes following an ACL tear. 

Follow the live updates below, starting at 6 a.m., and you will get a play-by-play account of the surgery taking place in a Texas hospital.