Deshaun Thomas: Oden “looks unbelievable”
It’s hard to ever lose interest in the potential of the top pick in the draft. Greg Oden, picked first by the Trailblazers in 2008, has a well-documented career of injury and less-than-savvy off-court moves, but remains an intriguing available NBA player. Especially in Ohio, because of his Ohio State connections and rumored interest on the part of the Cavaliers.
“Man, he looks unbelievable,” he said at the draft combine. “He’s running. He’s lifting weights. You might be seeing a comeback. He looks like he’s ready to go. He’s running, getting in shape. I’ll tell you one thing. For a big 7-footer that’s all he does, running and getting in shape. He’s looking right.”