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The Greg Oden Sweepstakes: Why the San Antonio Spurs are the Best Fit.
By Aamir Mohammed: Senior Writer at HoopStuff….
In his attempt to comeback to the NBA hardwood, it looks like before we witness “the return” of Greg Oden, we must wait for “the decision” of the former number one pick.
Each team possesses a different situation to present to Oden, and some are better than the others, but ultimately the center will have to decide which situation is best for him.
According to recent rumors, Greg Oden appears to be leaning toward the Miami Heat or New Orleans Pelicans, but it must be noted that the San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings and Dallas Mavericks have also pursued Oden.
Of the many options here are the situations they present Oden with.
New Orleans Pelicans-
A youthful team with low expectations and a solid frontcourt already in place. Oden would not have to start, but would be provided with an opportunity to salvage his career in a pressure free environment. ...
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