Greg Oden on potential comeback: I have to deal with other stuff first

Free agent Greg Oden wants to play in the NBA again. After he was charged with felony battery charges for hitting his girlfriend, Oden turned his attention to dealing with his legal problems. Oden, who is a Ohio native, made an appearance at the Cavaliers and Raptors game Saturday and was asked by Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal if he was considering a comeback. Oden’s...
Via No Guts, No Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden attends Cavs game; Could join LeBron in Cleveland?

Former overall first round pick of the 2007 NBA Draft, Greg Oden, has had a career made for ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary film series. After being drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers, the 7-foot big man out of Ohio State never was able to stay healthy and thus, has only played 105 games over a span of three seasons. Oden’s latest stint in the NBA came in South Beach last season...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Focused On Life Issues, Not NBA Comeback

Greg Oden attended the Cleveland Cavaliers' home game against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. Oden is not interested in pursuing a comeback in the NBA for now. "I have to deal with other stuff first," Oden said. "Life stuff." Oden averaged 2.9 points and 2.3 rebounds in 23 games for the Miami Heat last season.
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden goes as Avatar for Halloween

I got a message at 2 a.m. from a fellow blogger to be on the lookout for Greg Oden at Ohio State...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Oden Abused Alcohol With Heat

As we all know by now, Greg Oden will go down as one of the biggest busts in not only NBA history, but sports history. Portland will forever be haunted for taking the 7-footer over Kevin Durant. After not playing in the NBA for three years, the Miami Heat decided to give Oden a chance, but that experiment didn’t last long. Now we come to find out that Oden was experiencing a drinking...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 16, 2014  |  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 Pleads Not Guilty To Battery Charge

Former NBA No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden is free to leave Indiana while he awaits trial on charges he punched his ex-girlfriend in the face as long as he remains on GPS monitoring. Marion County Superior Court Judge Steven Rubick entered a routine not guilty plea on behalf of Oden and scheduled the free agent center’s trial for October 22nd. Oden is charged with battery resulting...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NBA Top Pick Greg Oden Faces October Trial On Battery Charges

INDIANAPOLIS — Former NBA No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden is free to leave Indiana while he awaits trial on charges he punched his ex-girlfriend in the face as long as he remains on GPS monitoring, a judge ruled Wednesday. Marion County Superior Court Judge Steven Rubick entered a routine not guilty plea on behalf of Oden and scheduled the free agent center’s trial for Oct. 22. Oden...
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oden to appear Wednesday in Indiana court on battery charges

INDIANAPOLIS -- Former NBA No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden is due in court on charges alleging that he punched his ex-girlfriend in the face during a fight. The free-agent center was scheduled to appear in a Marion County court Wednesday on charges of felony battery resulting in serious bodily injury, misdemeanor domestic battery and misdemeanor battery resulting in serious bodily injury...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Fitted With GPS Ankle Bracelet After Punching Ex-GF

Oden is out out jail after admitting punching his Ex-Girlfriend in the face, but police will be tracking him according to the Miami Heat player Greg Oden walked out of the Marion County Community Corrections building Thursday evening with a GPS monitoring device on his ankle after his arrest earlier in the day on accusations he punched his former girlfriend in the face...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA player Greg Oden arrested, facing battery charges

Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on battery charges alleging that he punched a woman in the face. A police report says officers were called to a home around 3:30 a.m. in the 7200 block of Maple Bluff Place where they found a woman on a bed crying with a bloody face. Oden allegedly told officers “things got out of control” during an argument with his ex-girlfriend...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden arrested on battery charges

Free agent Greg Oden might have a hard time joining a NBA team now. Oden was arrested early this morning on battery charges. It was reported that Oden had a scheduled work out for the Los Angeles Clippers. Here are the details from Matt Adams of Fox 59. According to the Lawrence Police Department, officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 7200 block of Maple Bluff Place around...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Buckeye Greg Oden Arrested, Wears Shirt Featuring Marcus Hall Flipping Off Michigan Stadium For Mugshot

Former Ohio State star forward Greg Oden was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly punching a woman, according to the Indianapolis Star. Per the report, the incident happened in Lawrence, Ind. at about 3:30 a.m. The Buckeye great then wore this T-shirt while taking his mugshot:  Mugshot of Greg Oden released. Oden arrested and jailed in Lawrence on a simple battery charge. More...
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August 07, 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 […]
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Free Agent Greg Oden Arrested For Battery In Indiana

Details are limited but former number one NBA draft pick, Greg Oden was arrested early Thursday morning for battery in Lawrence, Indiana. According to reports, the situation was a domestic incident where Oden allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face. “He punched her in the face,” the witness said, according to the report. The victim initially was “uncooperative,”...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Oden Arrested, Charged After Alleged Misdemeanor Battery

Greg Oden’s miserable professional career continues, and the former highly touted big man may have reached a new low. NBC 13 in Indiana reports that Oden was arrested Thursday morning. He was reportedly booked on two counts of misdemeanor battery. The 2007 first overall pick out of Ohio State has battled injury problems for much of his NBA career. Oden missed three full seasons...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Non-Committal On Re-Signing Michael Beasley, Greg Oden

The Miami Heat have three remaining roster spots and have been non-committal with Michael Beasley and Greg Oden. The Heat cannot offer more than the veteran minimum to any remaining free agents. Jared Karnes, Beasley’s agent, said Thursday he has had more than one conversation with the Heat but “nothing has resulted in a deal. [Other] teams have called expressing interest. There...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Spikes Volleyball, Hits Woman In The Face (Video)

Miami Heat center Greg Oden wasn’t good enough to play basketball with the ‘big dogs’ in the NBA Finals, but he figured he could dominate in volleyball playing with a bunch of civilians. Good idea Greg! Not! Photo Credit: gregoden/Facebook For some reason, Greg Oden playing volleyball reminded us of this movie clip in ‘Meet the Parents.’ SMH!
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Greg Oden Spikes Volleyball in Woman’s Face

When Greg Oden plays volleyball, he doesn’t even need to jump to dominate the net and anyone around it. One poor young woman found that out the hard way, as Oden spiked the ball right in her face. She put forth a valiant effort, though, attempting to block his powerful hit. But he wasn’t having it. She took it well—bouncing right back without a complaint and quickly readied...
Via The Sports Daily
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden delivers nice spike in beach volleyball game

In case you’re wondering what Miami Heat center Greg Oden has been up to during his summer vacation, it appears that he has taken up the game of beach volleyball. In the below video clip, Oden delivers an impressive spike at the net where sadly the opponent on the other side had little chance of stopping it: Greg Oden, beach volleyball master! *** Greg Oden is crushing the summer...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Oden spikes volleyball in girl's face

Oden seems like a genuinely fun loving guy to hang around with. Even though he is tall, he is very comfortable in his own skin. He is like a fun Andrew Bynum (sadly they share the same knee issues). Here is Oden out playing volleyball with some friends or random strangers he just met. He shows no mercy to the poor girl trying to block his spike. Not quite fair to have a 7-footer...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Full mock draft

With the disappointment of the 2014 NBA Finals fresh on their mind, the Miami Heat must now focus their attention on a busy offseason, which includes the possibility of the “Big Three” separating. To go even further, Norris Cole is the only player as of now who has a set contract for next year and Shane Battier is retiring. The rest of the Heat roster are free agents without...
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Plans To Play Next Year If Heat Don’t Re-Sign Him

Greg Oden’s comeback season this year has been a feel-good story for many NBA fans. Oden has managed to stay healthy all season and is now in a situation where he can win his first ring with the Miami Heat. However, once this series is over — win or lose — the Heat may decide to pass on offering the former No. 1 overall pick another contract. According to Oden though, this...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Greg Oden Does the Nae Nae With Eastern Conference Trophy

At one time he was expected to be the next big thing. Multiple knee injuries later and he's an afterthought on the roster of the Miami Heat. Does that mean he shouldn't do a little dance with the trophy? Absolutely not.I'd say he's doing like all of would and enjoying the ride for what it is--a once in a lifetime experience.via TwitterSo go on with your bad self Greg and do your...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden, Heat Dance In Locker Room After Winning Eastern Conference Finals (Video)

Watch Greg Oden, holding the Eastern Conference championship trophy, and the Heat dance in the locker room after defeating the Pacers 117-92 in Game 6 to win the Eastern Conference Finals for the fourth straight year. The post Greg Oden, Heat Dance In Locker Room After Winning Eastern Conference Finals (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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