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Portland and Oden seem to be a good match

There's not a lot of mystery surrounding the very top of the NBA draft on Thursday night. Portland will take Ohio State's Greg Oden and Seattle will grab Texas' Kevin Durant. After that, Florida's Al Horford is considered the consensus pick to Atlanta, but there could be a surprise with perhaps Buckeye Mike Conley, North Carolina's Brandan Wright or China's Yi Jianlian jumping up.

The only wild card would be some sort of trade that would either involve or appease the Lakers' Kobe Bryant, who has been a gift from heaven for the NBA since he has actually kept the league in the news lately. But even such a deal won't affect the selection of Oden, who is considered the real franchise-changer this year. An interesting twist to the draft is that four of the top five consensus picks are freshmen, and that a senior is not projected to be taken until the top 10 players are chosen.

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It was more a formality than anything else, but Oden worked out for the Trail Blazers and here's how it went.

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