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Video: Greg Oden Impressing on Road to NBA Comeback

It’s been a rough road for Greg Oden since leaving Ohio State and being selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the first pick of the 2007 NBA Draft. It looked like the big man was back on the road to success during the 2013-14 season when he got a shot with LeBron James and the Miami Heat to be a key reserve.  Lack of progression and Off the court issues that led to a battery...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Oden signs with Chinese Basketball Association team

    Eight years ago, Ohio State center Greg Oden was a 19-year-old kid with a bright future, bright enough to be selected first overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2007 NBA Draft. Now after numerous debilitating injuries and legal problems, Oden’s NBA days look to be all but over. After no NBA teams took the bait on his attempted comeback bid this offseason, Oden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Oden's alcohol abuse was an issue for Heat

Free agent Greg Oden NBA career has not been what we all thought it would be when he was drafted #1 back in 2007. Oden has been dealing with injuries since he came into the league, but now he may have a more serious problem. Back in August, Oden was arrested for felony battery charges after he allegedly punched his ex-girlfriend in the face. Oden admitted that he had been drinking...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden arrested for allegedly punching woman in face

Greg Oden was arrested early Thursday morning in Lawrence, Ind. after he allegedly punched a female. According to the probable cause affidavit obtained by WTHR, a witness claims to have seen the NBA free agent punch a woman in the face. When officers arrived at the scene, they observed “blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden celebrates with Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki (Photo)

On Friday night, Miami Heat backup center Greg Oden celebrated his team's NBA Eastern Conference championship victory with tennis stars Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki.Williams and Wozniacki attended Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals together after suffering losses in the early rounds of the French Open earlier this week. Wozniacki is also dealing with her recent...
Via Holdout Sports
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden: I'm one of the biggest busts in NBA history

Greg Oden was asked in an interview whether he is OK with being a benchwarmer for the remainder of his career and whether he was comfortable with his current legacy in the NBA. Oden was the Portland Trail Blazers' pick as the No. 1 overall selection in the 2007 Draft, one spot ahead of Kevin Durant. “I’m over all of that,” Oden said.. “I know I’m one of the biggest...
Via RealGM
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's Greg Oden likely done for remainder of season

Miami Heat center Greg Oden has not played since March 26th and has missed eight straight games. To add more bad news for the Heat, Oden's season is looking worse by the minute. According to Matt Glenesk on Twitter, NBA beat writer Brian Windhorst said on ESPN radio that he believes Oden will not play again this season, and that means the playoffs.Admist there has been no official...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Starting Greg Oden would be a mistake

Is Greg Oden the right fit to play center for the Miami Heat? Greg Oden has started at center for the Heat in two of their last three games. He didn’t play last night in the loss against the Boston Celtics because Coach Erik Spoelstra plans to rest Oden when the team plays back-to-back games. The Heat are known for playing their small-ball style. That style has produced the...
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Oden scores first regular season points since 2009

Via The Kevin Burke Project
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's Greg Oden approaching return

Greg Oden was the Portland Trail Blazers' first round draft pick in 2007 out of Ohio State.  At only 25-years old, Oden has had two major injuries which has limited him to 82 career games. In 2007, Oden had microfracture surgery on his right knee and missed the entire season.  In December 2009, he had surgery for a fractured left patella and hasn't played in an NBA game since...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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