In The Shadow Of A Giant

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Sam Bowie will forever be known as the player drafted above Michael Jordan, and also one of the biggest bust. Sam was the logical pick for Portland no doubt, I mean they did draft a guard the previous year (Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler). Bowie averaged 10.5 ppg with the Trail Blazers but was injury prone so they traded him to New Jersey. In the shadow of the greatest NBA player of all time is there really anything that Sam could have done to shed more light onto himself??? Sadly I think not, it will go down as one of Portland’s biggest mistakes not drafting Jordan and we all remember when Jordan showed them why with his outstanding performance in the 1992 NBA Finals. 20042425_0c40bf9504mj_air_jordan_i

Greg Oden (Mr. Glass) Out 2-4 Weeks

Gregory, Gregory, Gregory I mean what can I say? The 2nd year Rookie suffered a injury on opening night in the nationally televised game against the Lakers. The Blazers say that the injury is a mid-foot avulsion fracture that will hold him out for the next 2-4 weeks. The next couple of weeks were supposed to be games on the NBA schedule to showcase Oden against some powerful competition (Shaq, Tim Duncan, Dwight Howard). Oden (aka Mr. Glass) has seen better days, it seems every time things get ready to go in motion he stalls. Portland put your faith in Brandon Roy he’s reliable.
Damn you looking old Greg, I mean REALLY looking old bro. *Check out the Sam Jackson Section of the Blog*