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What Scouts Said
A well-built athlete with long limbs and room on his 7'0" frame to carry at least another 20 pounds of bulk with no loss in quickness, speed or explosiveness. Is natural in the open court, especially for a player of his size, drawing comparisons to Tim Duncan in that area.
Oden is more team-oriented than most quality stars and is perfectly content with boxing out an opponent, grabbing the offensive rebound or feeding scorers. If he becomes more assertive with age and experience, he'll be a well-rounded All-Star in the NBA.
It may be unfair to slap the label of bust on Greg Oden, but knee injuries have riddled his young career. Oden has only played in 82 games over two seasons and has missed two entire seasons altogether. Oden is only 23 years old so he still has time to salvage the rest of his career, but I doubt we’ll see superstardom. Fans in Portland will always wonder what if the Blazers had picked Kevin Durant over Oden.