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Former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden is a few days away from joining the defending world champions.
Oden will leave Indianapolis Monday morning and head to south Florida to join the Miami Heat. The former Portland Trail Blazer center signed a two-year, $2.173 million deal with the two-time defending champs last week.
Oden was all smiles Saturday at a news conference at St. Vincent Sports Performance. He's thrilled for the opportunity to resume an injury-riddled career that has kept him off the court since 2009. The 25-year-old Oden said he has no delusions of overwhelming opponents anymore. The new goal is to simply play..
SVSP executive director Ralph Reiff said Oden is no longer rehabbing from three micro fracture surgeries on his knees. He's now on a training schedule.
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The Miami Heat’s original big man of note Alonzo Mourning is currently a team executive.
The VP of Player Programs dominated the front court in epic fashion during his prime of 1995-2002.
He knows exactly what it will take to get fresh face Greg Oden where he needs to be and what that could mean for the Heat long term.
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The newest member of the Miami Heat said doctors told him to just go and lead a normal life following his most recent surgery in 2012.
Greg Oden, 25, spoke to the media Saturday as a member of the Miami Heat and talked about his “old body” that may or may not tell him “no” on the basketball court. He also stated that he will start basketball workouts Monday.
According to the Sun-Sentinel:
“I got an old body,” the 25-year-old center said. “I’m going to put it like that. I understand. My body...
Alonzo Mourning is ready to work with Greg Oden as part of his duties as Miami Heat vice president of player programs.
"Extremely excited, extremely excited," Mourning said, "because I understand the potential that he has."
Mourning helped recruit Oden in recent months.
"I had some words with him, yes," he said. "We were able to spend some time...
Lebron James wanted to hook his alma mater, St. Vincent-St. Mary's, up with a slick new set of football uniforms, and The Swoosh made it happen.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- NBA star LeBron James has kicked off another school year in his hometown of Akron with his foundation's second annual "I Promise Family Reunion."
The LeBron James Family Foundation event has evolved from a bike giveaway to an education initiative that includes nearly 700 students.
At his alma mater St. Vincent-St. Mary High School on Saturday, James...
Pro athletes love Givenchy, especially NBA players. NBA ballers and Givenchy go together like peanut butter and jelly. I recently spotted Miami Heat forward Lebron James and Cleveland Cavilers Forward Tristan Thompson wearing the exact same $592 Givenchy Twin Doberman Print T-shirt on two separate occasions. This unique top features a Scottish tartan-pattern, layered by a twin doberman...
As we continue to keep an eye on LeBron James during his off-season training, it appears that LeBron is pulling no punches in the below Instagram clip.
Watch as LeBron drags around an off-road vehicle with his bare hands:
LeBron James can pull around an off-road vehicle [Pro Basketball Talk]
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LeBron James shed some light on why he's making a run at becoming the head of the National Basketball Players Association.
"I just think the union is going backwards, and it's not in a good place right now," James told ESPN on Saturday. "I think my voice could be huge in that situation."
The NBPA fired executive director Billy Hunter after coming under...
Those are pretty nice, I pretty sure all high schools wish they had an alum like LeBron.
Here is how he describe the new uniforms on his Instagram page.
New LeBron x Nike Football St.V-M Varsity football uniforms for this upcoming season#StateChampBound #AlmaMater #BlackOut#IWannaPlayFridayNightLightsAgain
There has always been a question of how good of a football player would...
We knew it! Chris Bosh is in fact a velociraptor from the Dinosaur Age. All we needed was a simulation of NBA 2K13 for proof.
LeBron James is still mulling whether he will run as president of the NBA players union, but he is adamant about the disarray the NBPA is currently in.
"I just think the union is going backwards and it's not in a good place right now," James said.
"I think my voice could be huge in that situation."
James would be the most high-profiled star to lead the players...
It’s hard to imagine the best player in the world getting better, but LeBron claims that he is. The 4-time MVP visited the Philippines to expand the NBA brand.
What he said while over there is something that should frighten the rest of the league.
As the Ringo Starr of Miami’s Big Three, Chris Bosh gets a lot of hate thrown his way, and often rightfully so. But, what if dinosaur doppelganger Bosh actually was a real life, 8-foot raptor? After watching this NBA 2K13 simulation by YouTuber MkEliteWorksX, I don’t think we’d be making fun of him quite as much.
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