Found January 26, 2014 on Holdout Sports:

Miami Heat backup center Greg Oden threw down a slam dunk on San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan, knocking him to the ground in the process, during the second quarter of Sunday's game at the AmericanAirlines Center.It was Oden's only basket of the game, but it is the latest chapter in the feel-good story of the NBA season so far as he works his way into the Heat's regular rotation. Oden played 13 minutes in the Heat's 113-101 victory over the Spurs.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.


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