Former NBA Player GREG ODEN had the proverbial, and; quite literal NBA Career that never was!!!
The PORTLAND TRAILBLAZERS made him the #1 Overall Pick of the 2007 NBA DRAFT, bringing the 7-Footer to PORTLAND after declaring himself eligible for the draft following his freshman season at OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY.
Constantly plagued by injuries, Greg Oden played for the TRAILBLAZERS and MIAMI HEAT in the NBA, and; the JIANGSU DRAGONS of the CHINESE LEAGUE before retiring from professional basketball in 2016.
He is now back at OHIO STATE as a student, majoring in SPORTS INDUSTRY, and; is a Student Assistant Men's Basketball Coach with the BUCKEYES.
G.O. rarely does interviews, but; he recently opened up for ESPN: OUTSIDE THE LINES Journalist JEFF GOODMAN, during which time he laid bare his thoughts on his basketball career and his current station in life.