Greg Oden

Basketball Player

Gregory Wayne Oden, Jr. is an American basketball player at the center position who is currently a free agent. 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 Portland Trail Blazers.… Read More

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1988 Birth Born on January 22, 1988.


2005 17 Years Old He was named Parade's High School Co-Player of the Year 2005 (along with Monta Ellis) and 2005 National Boys Basketball Player of the Year, becoming the first junior since LeBron James to be named such.
He repeated as Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year in 2006.
The Big Ten honored Oden with Player of the Week, along with Wisconsin's Alando Tucker, on January 29, 2007. … Read More


He recovered and made his NBA debut on opening night 2008.
On January 19, 2009, Oden went for a career-high 24 points while also grabbing 15 rebounds in a 102–85 win against the Milwaukee Bucks.
2010 22 Years Old On November 17, 2010, the team announced that Oden would have microfracture surgery on his left knee, ending his 2010–2011 season. … Read More
2011 23 Years Old On December 9, 2011, the Trail Blazers announced that Oden had suffered an unspecified "setback" that left them less optimistic about his ability to play in the 2011–2012 season. … Read More
On February 3, 2012, Oden underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.
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