Day After Reaction to Greg Oden’s Injury

December 6th, 2009 by Busta Bucket Leave a reply »
When I woke up this morning, the very first thing I thought about and remembered from last night was Greg Oden's injury. It's been on my mind all day long. I've been reading reactions all day and I even watched the replay of the injury. I'm still in awe, so many things have changed now.

Anyway, here are some of the things I've been reading:

TrueHoop ( Hollinger ) asks, Where to Now Portland?

Yes, we can officially say Greg Oden is injury-prone. By the end of this year, Oden will have played 82 of a possible 246 games since Portland took him with the first overall pick in 2007. While broken bones are rarely career-altering, this injury is franchise-altering in the sense that it seems a pipe dream for the Blazers to count on Oden going forward. They can take his contributions as gravy if he's healthy, but they can't build a team around him.

Anne M. Peterson, Oden tells teammates to keep fighting without him

Brandon Roy(notes) said that Oden apologized and bowed his head as he was wheeled off the court. On ...

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