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Greg Oden

Is Greg Oden's Career Finally and Thankfully Over Yet?

Dan Karpuc | Posted 10.12.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

On June 28, 2007, Greg Oden rose from his seat, gave his mom a kiss, shook hands with those around him, and made his way up to meet NBA Commissioner David Stern, who just announced that he was the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft.

WATCH: Greg Oden Stuffs Dunk Attempt

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Greg Oden got some playing time against the Celtics on Tuesday night. He didn't play much. But in just 5:34, the seven-footer did generate a few notew...

Here's The Feel-Good Dunk Of The Night

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

It's been a while since Greg Oden stepped onto a basketball court for a regular season NBA game -- more than four years to be exact. Not only did the ...

Greg Oden Is Back And Dunking In The NBA

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

Greg Oden is back. For the first time since Dec. 5, 2009, the No. 1 overall selection in the 2007 NBA Draft was playing in an NBA game on Wednesda...


Sun Sentinel | Ira Winderman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat's protracted courtship of Greg Oden included face time in front of the free-agent center Tuesday by Heat coach Erik Spoelstra ...

Athletes' Recovery From Injury -- Are They Set Up To Fail? Part II

Abby Sims | Posted 09.06.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

When reporters inform us how long an athlete is expected to be out of action from an injury, they are reporting what they've been told. No one should base a fantasy team or bet the under on these predictions.

Greg Oden: The Comeback Kid?

Ian McMahan | Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports
Ian McMahan

Greg Oden will face an uphill battle in his return to the NBA. If he is able to return to full strength, like Amar'e Stoudemire and Jason Kidd, he provides a high rate of return for the team that assumes the risk of signing such a chronically injured player.

Former No. 1 Pick Opens Up On Injuries, Alcohol Problems

Grantland | Posted 05.09.2012 | Sports

t's hard to believe you could say this about a former no. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft who also had naked pictures of himself leaked onto the Inter...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York
Len Berman

#1 seed Syracuse survived against #16 UNC Asheville 72-65. A couple of questionable calls down the stretch helped the Orange.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.22.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The third race yesterday at Santa Anita featured the long shot #7 horse, Winforlin. She's a five-year-old mare who has never won. But with all the Lin-Sanity? She beat out two horses, finishing sixth. Lincompetent if you ask me.


Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Greg Oden is NUDE, penis on display in new internet photos. He is out for the year with a knee injury, but judging from these pictures, the first o...

Report: Greg Oden Has Earned $50K For Every Career Basket

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

According to, Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden has earned $50,000 for every made basket of his career. Darren Rovell of CNBC po...

The Nude Athlete

Adam Flomenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Adam Flomenbaum

The next time you confusedly see in a 6'1'', 180 lbs. wide receiver running nude through the park, Chad Ochocinco's question remains: Why wouldn't he?

The NYGMen Podcast: NFC/AFC Championship Weekend REVIEW

Dan Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dan Weiner

In this episode, we discuss Paul Shirley's insensitive remarks relating to Haiti, Tim Tebow's controversial Super Bowl ad, and Greg Oden's embarrassing (or impressive?) photos on the internet.

Greg Oden APOLOGY: Naked Pictures 'Very Embarrassing'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Greg Oden, the Blazers center and first overall pick of the 2007 NBA Draft, is sorry about the naked pictures of him that appeared online Tuesday. Ode...

Derrick Rose Dunks On Greg Oden (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has a listed height of 6'3", making him a full nine inches shorter than Portland center Greg Oden. But that did...

Joakim Noah Dunks On Greg Oden (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Derrick Rose wasn't the only Bull to deliver a powerful jam against Greg Oden last night. Less than five minutes into the second quarter, James Pargo ...