With the first overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, the Portland Trailblazers selected OSU center Greg Oden. Expected to be a defensive specialist at first, the thought by many analysts is that Oden will eventually win multiple championships for this franchise, but that’s always the idea when you take a player first overall isn’t it?
First the Buckeyes reached the NCAA National Championship in football, then again in basketball, and now have a player taken first overall in the NBA Draft. Albeit OSU lost in both of those championship games to Florida, but nevertheless, that’s a hell of a year.
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