If you follow the NBA, the name Greg Oden brings one phrase to mind, "injury prone." In the last two years he's gone through extensive amounts of pain and injury, a torn ligament in the knee, a sprained foot, and now a cracked knee.
As a fan of the Portland Trail-Blazers and a big fan of Oden, I must say to you all, LAY OFF the big man and let him heal in peace.
The two injuries that he has had this year are no big deal, and I think everyone blows them way out of proportion.
The guy gets hurt, so what? In the amount of time that he has played he was very impressive, and showed a great amount of potential.
In time, he will be the best center in the NBA. The games he has played this year he was playing with no NBA experience. Towards the beginning of the All Star break he was playing great. he was averaging a double double every night.
If people would just forget about the injuries right now and focus on the Trailblazers everyone would feel so much better. The T'Blazers are winning. Isn't that the only thing that matters?
Give the big guy time, and I think you will be happy with the results. Forget Sam Bowie, and forget Kevin Durant. People need to just leave the guy alone and enjoy the success of the team.