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Greg Oden

 

Gregory Wayne Oden, Jr. (born January 22, 1988) is an American basketball player at the center position. Oden is a member of the Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA. Oden played basketball for Ohio State University for one season, during which the team was the Big Ten Champion and the tournament runner-up in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. On June 28, 2007, Oden was selected first overall in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Trail Blazers. He underwent microfracture knee surgery in September 2007, and missed the entire 2007–08 NBA season as a result. He recovered and made his NBA debut on opening night 2008. Oden is currently the "Team Oden" spokesperson for Oregon Mentors, promoting mentoring for kids. Oden was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved with his family to Terre Haute, Indiana at the age of nine. He attended Sarah Scott Middle School in Terre Haute, where he first played interscholastic basketball.

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Doc Rivers -- Cheer Up, Greg Oden ... YOU AIN'T THE BIGGEST NBA BUST EVER!! (VIDEO)

Doc Rivers
Cheer Up, Greg Oden You Ain't the Biggest NBA Bust!

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers has some soothing words for Greg Oden ... telling TMZ Sports he doesn't think Oden is the biggest bust in the history of the league ... even though Oden said he was. We… READ MORE >

Greg Oden -- Blasted Ex-Gf with THREE Shots to the Face ... According to Police Report

Greg Oden
Blasted Ex-Gf with 3 Shots to the Face ... According to Police Report

Greg Oden allegedly flew into a booze-fueled rage, and punched his estranged girlfriend in the face THREE times before calling police to report himself.Details of Oden's arrest last week were… READ MORE >

- 929 days ago
Greg Oden Arrest -- Mug Shot Creates T-Shirt Frenzy!!

Greg Oden Arrest
His Mug Shot Creates T-Shirt Frenzy!!!

Greg Oden's loss is someone's else's gain ... because the t-shirt the NBA star was wearing in his mug shot has instantly become the top seller for the company that makes it.  The "Ohio"… READ MORE >

- 933 days ago
Greg Oden -- Arrested for Brutalizing Ex-Girlfriend

Greg Oden
Arrested for Brutalizing Ex-Girlfriend

Epic NBA draft bust Greg Oden was arrested early Thursday morning after he allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend ... TMZ Sports has learned.According to the police report, officers arrived at the… READ MORE >

- 933 days ago
Former #1 Pick Greg Oden -- GIANT LeBron Mix-Up

Former #1 Pick Greg Oden -- GIANT LeBron Mix-Up

Portland Trailblazer Greg Oden's dream just came true -- because, really -- when is anyone ever going to confuse him with Miami Heat superstar LeBron James? Sorry, Greg ... and you're welcome.… READ MORE >

- 2076 days ago
NBA Superstar Caught Doing Lance Bass on Tape!

NBA Superstar
Caught Doing Lance Bass on Tape!

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- 3091 days ago

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