CALL IT A COMEBACK
Deshaun Thomas, who also attended Ohio State and is expected to be second round pick, has been working out with Greg Oden and came away very impressed.
The Portland Trail Blazers have parted ways with longtime athletic trainer Jay Jensen.
Jensen served as the Blazers’ trainer for 19 years.
Jensen came under scrutiny in recent years after Greg Oden and Brandon Roy had their careers compromised because of knee injuries.
The news in and of itself would not even be worth noting. Former players watch their former teams all the time. However, when Greg Oden returned to the Rose Garden to watch the Portland Trail Blazers take on the Memphis Grizzlies, it was worth noting. Oden's not a former player in the NBA, just a former player for the Blazers because of injury, and this marked his first...
Greg Oden, the Trail Blazers' often-injured former center, was among the fans at the Rose Garden for Portland's game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The 7-foot former No. 1 draft pick is good friends with Memphis guard Mike Conley, whom he played with at Ohio State.
Portland waived Oden last March after five injury-plagued seasons with the team. He was recovering from his...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2013
Former No. 1 overall draft pick Greg Oden plans to return to the NBA next season, according to ESPN.com.
The Miami Heat are the team most interested in signing Oden, who has not played since Dec. 5, 2009, following a series of knee injuries, according to the report. The Heat could sign Oden to a multiyear deal this season and help monitor his rehabilitation.
The 7-foot Oden was...
Greg Oden’s game never lived up to the expectations he encountered in Portland, but his play on the court isn’t what most fans should be disappointed with as the team moves past the Greg Oden era of Trail Blazers basketball. In 2007, when the Blazers selected Oden with the overall No. 1 pick in the [...]
CENTER OF ATTENTION
Greg Oden revealed just how tough things have been for him on and off the court since he came to the NBA in an interview with former college teammate Mark Titus.
INSULT TO INJURY
Greg Oden's injury-plagued Blazers tenure is reportedly coming to an end, with the news that the team plans to place the center on waivers five years after they made him the #1 pick in the draft.
HERE WE GO AGAIN
More tough news for Greg Oden as another microfracture surgery on his knee will cause him to miss the rest of the season. Since being drafted No. 1 back in 2007, Oden has played in just 82 games.
As teams prepare to usher in training camps with the NBA lockout nearing its end, one player the Portland Trail Blazers and their fans will be looking to is Greg Oden.I don't need to rehash his situation. By now you all know what's been going on with the health of his knee and inability to stay on the court for a full season with Portland.And though his agent, Mike Conley...