Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 6/10/13
Coming into the 2013 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers have three above-average starters, one infuriatingly up-and-down shooting guard, a center about to test the free agent waters, and a bench that is considered by many to be a violation of the Geneva Convention.  After the Blazers hit pay dirt last season with Damian Lillard, a strong draft this season could mean playoff games in the Rose City.  Here is a short look at the options for the Blazers with the tenth pick for the draft on June 27. Cody Zeller, Forward/Center, Indiana 7'0, 240, averaged 16.5 points and 8.1 rebounds last season as a sophomore Zeller is an offensive threat with a great ability to score low in the paint.  He put up very consistent numbers all season for Indiana, including a terrific 24 point, 8 rebound performance against Michigan State and a 25 point, 10 rebound game in a clutch win over Michigan.  He is not an impressive shot blocker; he never had more than three in any game this season exce...
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