Like every team, the Portland Trail Blazers have picked up fresh players during the NBA Draft that turned out to be mediocre, or worse, utter disappointments. Does everyone remember when Portland selected Greg Oden at the No. 1 spot in 2007? He hasn’t played since December of 2009 because of injuries and other issues. However, the Miami Heat have picked up Oden this season and hopefully will give him a chance to get back in the game.
Oden may have been a disappointment, but there are a few draft picks that have proven beneficial for Portland and have flourished as productive players in the NBA. Flip through the slides to learn about five of the best draft picks that Portland has scooped up in the last 25 years.