Timeline: Greg Oden's career with Trail Blazers

Timeline: Greg Oden's career with Trail Blazers

Timeline: Greg Oden's career with Trail Blazers

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Posted on November 18, 2010 at 11:36 AM

Updated Thursday, Nov 18 at 11:39 AM

PORTLAND -- Here's a timeline of Greg Oden's career with the Portland Trail Blazers:

June 18, 2007 – Trail Blazers select Greg Oden as No. 1 draft pick

June 29, 2007 – Portland welcomes No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden in a rally at Pioneer Courthouse Square that draws 10,000 fans.

Video: Fans rally for Oden at Pioneer Courthouse Square

September 14, 2007 – Greg Oden's rookie year is wiped out after surgery on his right knee.

October 28, 2008 – Greg Oden sprains his right foot during his NBA debut against the Lakers. He misses two weeks.

February 12, 2009 – Greg Oden chips the kneecap on his left knee when he collides with Corey Maggette during a Warriors game.

During the 2008-2009 season, Greg Oden plays in 61 games, averaging 8.9 points and seven rebounds.

Oden became a regular starter in the 2009-2010 season. He averaged 11.7 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.4 blocks in that role until another injury cut the season short.

December 5, 2009 – Soon after matching his career high for points (24 versus Chicago Nov. 23) and setting his career high for rebounds (20 versus Miami Dec. 1), Greg Oden gets hurt in a game against Houston, crashing to the floor with his kneecap fractured and visibly contorted. He has not played since.

Video: Slow motion replay of Oden injury

October 31, 2010 – Blazers announce they will not offer Greg Oden a contract extension. He was the first No. 1 pick since Kwame Brown not to get one at the end of his rookie contract. Oden will be a restricted free agent next summer and Portland will be able to match any offers for him.

November 17, 2010 – Blazers announce Greg Oden will miss the 2010 season after he has microfracture surgery on his left knee

November 19, 2010 – Surgery on Greg Oden’s knee scheduled for Friday, in Vail, Colo.

Greg Oden has played in only 82 games during his NBA career with the Trail Blazers, missing 176.

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