Originally written on My Sports Rumors  |  Last updated 10/24/14
Greg Oden is now a member of the Miami Heat but the question is will he ever play for them? Oden hasn’t appeared in a NBA game since 2009 and has had numerous failed comeback attempts. Will he fail again? No one knows not even himself which is why he signed with the Heat. Out of all potential suitors Miami was the one team who didn’t really need him, especially early in the season, so he can continue to work out and get himself to 100% healthy before he plays. He’s not sure yet how soon he’ll be ready to play in actual games, saying that he hopes to lose even more weight after slimming down to his current 275 pounds. “I could be ready to go but it’s still a work in progress,” Oden said. “My minutes and amount of playing time and all that is going to have to be monitored.” Oden said it was a “big deciding factor” that Heat officials made it clear to him that he “wouldn’t be needed as much early in the season” as he works his way back from more than thr...
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