Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 at 9:30 am  |  24 responses

Greg Oden’s Solid Debut

Last night, Oden and Rudy Fernadez gave Blazers fans reason to be even more excited for the upcoming season.

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  • jay


  • jay

    I’mma watch the blazers closely this season, they seem like a fun bunch.

  • Krishan

    Holy freakin christmas, oden looked like a monster on that pic. Dwight who?

  • http://theghostofroyhobbs.blogspot.com Mo Charlo

    LeMarcus and Grampa Oden on the court at the same time should strike fear into the hearts of the west.

  • http://shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com Cheryl

    I can’t wait to see this team play this season. They’ve put their past behind them and I’m really happy for Nate.

  • niQ


  • http://www.freewebs.com/betcats BETCATS

    Darn Dynastys based off years of sucking and getting Lottery Picks.

  • joe a

    I hope Oden keeps growing that beard. I guarantee you no one would drive in on the blazers when their center looks like a 7 foot tall kimbo slice.

  • KA

    hey that fernandez guy can pass pretty good apparently.

  • riggs

    I read J.A. adande’s article about it, and he sounded like a hater…

  • http://www.myspace.com/hemantsbeats what

    BETCATS, isn’t that what Charlotte will be if they ever become good?

  • lebronmvp23

    he had 13 points 5 rebounds 2 big blocks that were nice ass hell watch out for the blazers with broy blossoming into they player we expected him to be aldridge doin his thing this team is goin to be the rays of baseball you watch

  • lebronmvp23

    he had 13 points 5 rebounds 2 big blocks that were nice ass hell watch out for the blazers with broy blossoming into they player we expected him to be aldridge doin his thing this team is goin to be the rays of baketball you watch

  • http://nba.com/celtics/ Moose

    Oden’s on my fantasy team, if he keeps this up, I see ROY . . .

  • Static

    Adande is a hater as long as he isn’t s*cking swollen Laker n*ts, it was a good debut for someone not even is true playing shape yet and once the team gels under Nate they’ll be a definite contender

  • http://www.sprint.com/sero Dma

    watched the whole game last night. the blazers started out slow with jitters and were down by double digits to the kings. then in the middle of 2nd quarter, something snapped. the blazers went on a rediculous run. oden was a beast. he pwned spencer hawes and mikki moore, then again, i would too. but he made it look easy. yes he’s pretty slow moving up and down the court and looks confused on defense sometimes but he’s going to be there when his conditioning catches up. and rudy?? my god, not only is he a great athlete, but he’s got vision. this blazer team will be fun to watch this year and next year will be a domination force.

  • http://www.sprint.com/sero Dma

    Oh and Spencer Hawes looks like an uglier version of Michael Phelps.

  • http://www.sprint.com/sero Dma


    blazer highlights.. well worth it

  • http://antwonomous.blogspot.com Antwonomous

    Oden is HUGE. When he was in college he was built like David Robinson; now he looks like just a big bulky monster. He didn’t look as explosive as we last saw him; maybe he’ll get that back, maybe he won’t. But he showed some Shaq-ness last night with how overmatched and outsized everybody else looked, and he showed at least one Shaq-esque post move (the drop step and one-handed dunk.) Don’t know how healthy he’s ever gonna stay, but when he’s on the court, the guy’s going to be a DOMINANT player. You can tell.

  • http://www.shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com Eboy

    The Quizno Kid would be wise to study how this kid plays defense.

  • swish19

    blazers lookin gd 4 the new season

  • BP

    I was at the game last night. I’m still trying to regain control over my emotions following what was a near transcendental experience. Rudy was killing. Bayless can lock em up. Oden is Oden. Even Batum threw one down with authority, and didn’t look entirely out of place on defense. Granted, this was Sacramento without Martin or Miller, but still. Oh my God. I’ve been waiting for this since the second grade (1989).

  • davidR

    @ joe a: players would love to drive on oden if he looks like kimbo nowadays. you seen the way he lost last saturday? KTFO’d by a guy 30 pounds smaller than him in 14 seconds

  • http://www.triplejunearthed/dacre Dacre

    Come on…A blow out against the Kings?? THis will happen about 20 times this season. THis was nothing special and if the Kings had ONE all star on that team then they would have kept this thing real close. Oden can’t run and that will limit his effectiveness totally. He’ll get injured before the ALL STAR Break.