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.Greg Oden Portland Trail Blazers

Position: C
Height: 7-0 / 2,13
257 lbs. / 116,6 kg.
Born: 1/23/88
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana

  Strengths: Great body and mobility... A defensive stalwart... Will block a lot of shots... Great upside.
Weaknesses: Offensive game is not all that polished... Should play more aggresive... Not assertive enough.
Season highs: 29 points vs. Iowa, 19 rebounds vs. Purdue and seven blocks vs. Michigan.

Attended the Lawrence North HS in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Played college ball at Ohio State in 2006-07.
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers as 1st overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft.
Named Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2006.
Led the Lawrence North HS to three straight Indiana state titles.
Named to the All-Big Ten 1st Team in 2006-07.
Named Big Ten Defensive Player of th Year in 2006-07.
Named to the All-American 1st Team in 2006-07.
Named to the NCAA All-Final Four Team in 2007.