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Trail Blazers drafts by the decade: Greg Oden, Damian Lillard and the 2000s

Trail Blazers drafts by the decade: Greg Oden, Damian Lillard and the 2000s

A look back at Trail Blazers' draft picks from 2000-2013.
Sacramento Bee Jun 24, 2014
The curse of the NBA big man always affects drafts

The curse of the NBA big man always affects drafts

Greg Oden has had years to think about the plight of his knees, and still has no good answers. FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 27, 2007, Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden, who underwent surgery on his right knee, walks with crutches with Trail Blazers general managrer Kevin Pritchard before the start of a news conference in Tualatin, Ore. For every Hall of Fame-level big man like Shaquille O'Neal, David Robinson, Tim Duncan and Hakeem Olajuwon, there's a Pervis Ellison, Michael Olowokandi, Kwame Brown and Greg Oden to serve as a cautionary tale. FILE - In this Jan. 29,...

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