Thursday , Mar , 13 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Greg Oden Getting Back on Track


Even if it was only for a moment, some of the Blazers on Wednesday found themselves dreaming. Their dreams were of what this team can become next season, thanks to the first practice of the season by rookie center, who jumped, dunked and took part in offensive plays alongside his teammates for about 45 minutes. Even though Oden said he went through the drills at about half speed, he looked much like the fluid, agile and coordinated big man from before his September surgery, when he was considered a can’t-miss prospect as the No. 1 overall selection in the 2007 NBA draft. Click here for more from the Oregonian.