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Articles tagged: Greg Oden

Greg Oden heads to China, signs with Jiangsu Dragons

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…Read More

Greg Oden making NBA comeback, will work out for teams

Greg Oden is attempting an NBA comeback and working out for teams in hopes of securing a roster spot. According to Real GM, Oden worked out for the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday and will work out in an upcoming Dallas Mavericks free agent minicamp. The Mavericks had strong interest in signing Odom when he returned…Read More

Greg Oden reportedly had alcohol problem last season

Details about a sad truth concerning Greg Oden are emerging this week: the often-injured center has an alcohol problem that was an issue last season. In a 2012 article on Grantland, Oden told former Ohio State teammate Mark Titus that he became an alcoholic during his second season in Portland. “If you know anything about…Read More

Greg Oden allegedly punched ex-girlfriend three times, broke her nose

Greg Oden was arrested last week after allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend and he was charged Monday with three crimes including a felony. The former Miami Heat center and No. 1 overall pick was charged with felony battery resulting in serious bodily injury, misdemeanor domestic battery, and misdemeanor battery resulting in serious bodily injury by Marion…Read More

Greg Oden has classic mug shot after arrest for allegedly punching woman

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…Read More

Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki and Greg Oden celebrate Heat win

If this isn’t about the oddest trio to take a photo together at a Miami Heat game, then I don’t know what is. Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both attended Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Heat and Pacers in Miami on Friday night and celebrated the series-clinching win by taking a…Read More

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

Greg Oden has gone from former No. 1 overall pick to NBA benchwarmer, but he is not ashamed of his career arc. In fact, the current Miami Heat reserve seems to have come to terms with his legacy. Oden’s former Ohio State teammate Mark Titus, who was a walk-on/benchwarmer for the Buckeyes when Oden was…Read More

Greg Oden dunks for first points with Miami Heat (Video)

Greg Oden on Wednesday played his first minutes in the NBA since December 2009, and he threw down a dunk for his first points with the Miami Heat. The Heat were losing by more than 30 points in the second quarter against the Washington Wizards when Oden scored. He got the rebound on a missed…Read More

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