Oden following in footsteps of misfortune in Portland
Kevin Durant will most certainly not be the next Michael Jordan, but now we have to wonder if Greg Oden will be another Sam Bowie.
The Portland Trail Blazers, the franchise that passed on the G.O.A.T. to take the perpetually injured Bowie, now gets socked with the whammy that top draft pick Greg Oden will miss the season following microfracture knee surgery. From what we've seen of Oden, he's capable of being on an impact player on the court, especially on the defensive end. The question ...
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Portland Trail Blazers rookie center Greg Oden, the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, will miss the 2007-08 season after undergoing knee surgery.
News• Oden talks about his post-surgery rehab
• Oden's first season lost to knee surgery
Commentary• Katz: Oden driven to get in paint
• Stein: Bowie feels Oden's pain
• Simmons blog: Blazers don't deserve Bowie 2.0
• Adande: More misfortune in Portland
• Ford: Silver linings for Oden, Blazers, NBA
• Hollinger: Injury costs Blazers playoff shot
• Vandeweghe: Go slow with Oden, Portland
• TrueHoop: Grieving with Oden
• TrueHoop: Worst case scenario
• Fantasy spin: Who does it impact
• Vitale: Injury blow for Portland's Oden
• Broussard blog: Don't count Oden out yet
Audio• Bill Walton on Oden's situation
• Blazers' Pritchard: Oden was still right pick
• Ric Bucher reacts to injury
• Agent: He will be back