Found January 17, 2013 on Project Spurs:
Anyone willing to take a chance on Greg Oden at this point is just going off potential. They know the risks. They know there’s a strong possibility he won’t ever even make it back to the court to play a full season. But they also know the rewards. He’s a big body with talent worthy of the number one overall pick. His frequent injuries have kept him from ever showing off his full capabilities, but there’s hope that he may get back there someday. Last week when word was out that Oden was planning his comeback, Project Spurs started to draw up scenarios that would put the former Ohio State superstar in the silver and black. Now it’s actually starting to look like more of a real possibility. “Part of Oden’s plan is to sign with a team in the next month and get into a training and conditioning program with an eye toward returning to the floor next season. The Celtics are among the teams monitoring Oden’s progress, and sources tell’s Jeff Goodman that the Spurs and Cavaliers have expressed interest, too.” There are also reports floating around out there that the Miami Heat are interested too. Teams know what they’ll be getting if they sign Greg Oden, but it’s also not hard to see that quality big men are hard to come by these days. The risk might be worth the potential payoff. The San Antonio Spurs, who have been hoping to solve their big man troubles for a long time, went out and signed Aron Baynes, but there’s no guarantees that he’ll work out in the NBA. They could be looking at Oden as a potential “Plan B” in case Baynes can’t cut it against the world’s best talent. I always wanted to see Oden get healthy and play for the Trail Blazers since they used their number one pick on him when they could have had Kevin Durant. It was such a shame that the pick went to waste. But the Blazers got tired of waiting for him to get healthy and they let him go. Now we wait and see if some other team finally gets to reap the reward of a healthy Greg Oden.

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