Updated: Apr 20, 2007, 9:54 AM

Vote: Who should go No. 1 in the NBA draft?


Greg Oden made it official: June 28 is going to be a very special day for at least two NBA teams.

That's the date of the 2007 NBA draft, an event which now includes both Kevin Durant and Oden, after Andy Katz reported that the former Ohio State star is entering the draft after just one season in Columbus. Durant, who captured numerous player-of-the-year honors as a freshman at Texas, had previously announced he would head to the land of seven-figure salaries and even bigger endorsement deals.

But with both college stars available in June, will this turn out to be the basketball equivalent of playing Russian roulette with Peyton Manning and Ryan Leaf or the less treacherous equivalent of picking between Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin?

Is Oden the next in a line of great centers? Which player is more marketable? And is the system for determining which teams get the first pick so flawed that teams are losing on purpose? Let the great debate begin, SportsNation!

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