Center Greg Oden was supposed to be the next big thing. He was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers first overall in the 2007 NBA Draft, played two seasons, hurt his knee in 2009, had numerous surgeries, was released by Portland in 2012, and signed with the Miami Heat in 2013. Before the start of the season, Oden had only played 82 games in his entire career.
Last night, Oden finally took the court for the 83rd time. And on his first possession, he showed how good his knee was by picking up a rebound and dunking on the Washington Wizards defense:
It's just one game, and who knows how long Oden can stay healthy. But for one night, at least, Greg Oden was back!
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