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Greg Oden looking to make comeback in BIG3 league

Greg Oden is making a comeback — sort of.The former No. 1 overall pick, whose career was derailed by injury, has joined the BIG3 draft combine in the hopes of making it in the three-on-three league frequented by many former pros. Oden is the latest big-name addition to the BIG3 league, which has also been populated by the likes of Chauncey Billups, Allen Iverson, Metta World Peace...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 12, 2018  |  Discuss

Oden: ‘I’ll be remembered as the biggest bust in NBA history’

When Greg Oden formally announced his retirement from basketball last month, it put the finishing touches on one of the more disappointing careers in NBA history. But Oden this week took it one step further this week by making the following sad proclamation: “I’ll be remembered as the biggest bust in NBA history,” Oden told ESPN’s Outside the Lines. “But I can’t do nothing about...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Oden closes door on playing career: ‘It’s over’

In case you were somehow still holding out hope for former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden to continue his playing career, it’s time to give up the dream. In a recent interview with Dana Hunsinger Benbow of the Indianapolis Star, Oden shut the door on the possibility of any sort of comeback bid as a player. “I wish. It’s over,” Oden said when asked if he would play basketball again...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Oden signs with Chinese Basketball Association team

By Darryn Albert 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 17, 2015  |  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

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 Heat...
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Oden scores first regular season points since 2009

Via The Kevin Burke Project
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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