With big man Greg Oden set to return to the court, the Celtics have been listed as one of his potential landing spots. This from ESPN:
Greg Oden will likely choose from a group of suitors that includes the San Antonio Spurs,Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies, a source close to Oden told ESPN.com.
A source close to Oden told ESPN's J.A. Adande that the Cavaliers and Spurs appear to be the best fits at this time.
Sure, Oden has had a less than stellar start to his career, playing in only 82 games due to numerous injuries after being drafted number one overall in 2007, but at 25, Oden still has plenty of time to prove that he was worth the pick.
A healthy Oden can be a real game changer with his rebounding and shot blocking ability and a team can never really have too many seven-footers.
With the Celtics limited financial flexibility for the upcoming season, the best Boston could probably offer is a minimum contract. That shouldn't be much of an is...