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.
He repeated as Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year in 2006.
The Big Ten honored Oden as 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. … Read More
On January 19, 2009, Oden had a career-high 24 points while also grabbing 15 rebounds in a 102–85 win against the Milwaukee Bucks.
2010 - 2011 2 More Events
On February 3, 2012, Oden underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.
2013 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2013, it was reported that several teams were interested in signing Oden for the 2013–14 season.
On January 15, 2014, Oden made his long-awaited return to the court. … Read More
In June 2015, Oden had work outs with the Charlotte Hornets and the Dallas Mavericks.
He told the media that he was attempting an NBA comeback with plans to return to the league for the 2016–17 season.
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