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GREG ODEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Greg Oden to continue basketball career with Jiangsu Dragons

Greg Oden is not done playing professional basketball yet. The former number one overall pick by the Portland Trailblazers will be playing overseas with the Jiangsu Dragons. According to Sportando, Oden passed the tryout period in China and has signed a one-year, $1.2 million contract. For Oden, this is good news as his basketball career has been derailed by injuries. In 2007, the...
Via Total Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Passes Tryout Phase, Signs One-Year, $1.2M Deal In China

Greg Oden has officially signed his one-year, $1.2 million deal with the Jiangsu Dragons. Oden has passed the tryout period in China. Oden didn't play competitive basketball during the 14-15 season after spending the 13-14 season with the Miami Heat.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden signs with Chinese Basketball Association team

    Eight years ago, Ohio State center Greg Oden was a 19-year-old kid with a bright future, bright enough to be selected first overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2007 NBA Draft. Now after numerous debilitating injuries and legal problems, Oden’s NBA days look to be all but over. After no NBA teams took the bait on his attempted comeback bid this offseason, Oden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden to try out for CBA's Jiangxu Monkey Kings

In an injury-riddled career that has seen him appear more on training and operating tables than the basketball court, it looks as though the former Ohio State star Greg Oden will attempt a comeback to the court one more time. Reports are stating that Oden will have a one-week tryout for the Jiangsu Monkey Kings of the Chinese Basketball Association later this month. “The former...
Via Waiting For Next Year
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Oden's alcohol abuse was an issue for Heat

Free agent Greg Oden NBA career has not been what we all thought it would be when he was drafted #1 back in 2007. Oden has been dealing with injuries since he came into the league, but now he may have a more serious problem. Back in August, Oden was arrested for felony battery charges after he allegedly punched his ex-girlfriend in the face. Oden admitted that he had been drinking...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden arrested for allegedly punching woman in face

Greg Oden was arrested early Thursday morning in Lawrence, Ind. after he allegedly punched a female. According to the probable cause affidavit obtained by WTHR, a witness claims to have seen the NBA free agent punch a woman in the face. When officers arrived at the scene, they observed “blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden celebrates with Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki (Photo)

On Friday night, Miami Heat backup center Greg Oden celebrated his team's NBA Eastern Conference championship victory with tennis stars Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki.Williams and Wozniacki attended Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals together after suffering losses in the early rounds of the French Open earlier this week. Wozniacki is also dealing with her recent...
Via Holdout Sports
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden: I'm one of the biggest busts in NBA history

Greg Oden was asked in an interview whether he is OK with being a benchwarmer for the remainder of his career and whether he was comfortable with his current legacy in the NBA. Oden was the Portland Trail Blazers' pick as the No. 1 overall selection in the 2007 Draft, one spot ahead of Kevin Durant. “I’m over all of that,” Oden said.. “I know I’m one of the biggest...
Via RealGM
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Starting Greg Oden would be a mistake

Is Greg Oden the right fit to play center for the Miami Heat? Greg Oden has started at center for the Heat in two of their last three games. He didn’t play last night in the loss against the Boston Celtics because Coach Erik Spoelstra plans to rest Oden when the team plays back-to-back games. The Heat are known for playing their small-ball style. That style has produced the...
Via isportsweb.com
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Oden scores first regular season points since 2009

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Via The Kevin Burke Project
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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