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Old 07-12-2012, 06:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Greg Oden has interest in returning to nba with miami heat

He's asking for the min, worth it?
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Old 07-12-2012, 06:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd take a flyer on old man Oden. Why not?
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Old 07-12-2012, 06:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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No question that's worth the risk. I don't know what sort of condition he'll be in athletically when he returns but Oden at just a fraction of the level he was expected to play at when he was first drafted is probably still an upgrade over joel anthony at center.
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Its worth it IMO. Obviously he won't start, he might be good off the bench if he can stay healthy.
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I would lock him in for a few years for the cheapest possible deal
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I'd take a flyer on old man Oden. Why not?
May as well throw money down a black hole
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Old 07-12-2012, 07:56 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I don't know dude, this in a way reminds me when Cleveland waited for Ilgauskas to get healthy. Except Oden is much more talented, if he would come back and actually stay relatively healthy he would be a steal. I would love to have him as a 2nd or 3rd center.
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I don't know dude, this in a way reminds me when Cleveland waited for Ilgauskas to get healthy. Except Oden is much more talented, if he would come back and actually stay relatively healthy he would be a steal. I would love to have him as a 2nd or 3rd center.
He hasn't been healthy for 5yrs and has had like 18 knee surgeries. The man is done.
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I don't know dude, this in a way reminds me when Cleveland waited for Ilgauskas to get healthy. Except Oden is much more talented, if he would come back and actually stay relatively healthy he would be a steal. I would love to have him as a 2nd or 3rd center.
if he ever became healthy, he has the tools and talent to be a starter centre, even at this stage of his career. he was projected to be as good if not better than dwight let's not forget, or else portland wouldn't have skipped durant.
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If Oden hadn't had knee troubles, he'd be a top 5 center in the league. Easily.
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If Oden hadn't had knee troubles, he'd be a top 5 center in the league. Easily.
We'll never know since his knees are made of glass
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We'll never know since his knees are made of glass
In the games he played when healthy, he was definitely an upper-echelon type center. The man was a monster on both ends of the court.

But, your point is valid. Signing a guy because of the possible "what ifs" that surround him would be a gamble. The question is if BC is willing to roll the dice.
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I just seen " Greg Oden has interest in " and I already knew it was the Heat! The NBA is almost getting wack now.

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If Oden signs with the Heat and they win a championship. I think that would totally devalue the championship ring. They might as well sign me to a min contract so I can have the honors of being an NBA Champion
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honestly, eff off with the Heat. I hate the NBA for this garbage.
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honestly, eff off with the Heat. I hate the NBA for this garbage.
look to the d12 thread for a heated discussion on super teams kirb
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if he ever became healthy, he has the tools and talent to be a starter centre, even at this stage of his career. he was projected to be as good if not better than dwight let's not forget, or else portland wouldn't have skipped durant.
I remember buying SLAM the month before they got drafted and reading all about how he was the next Shaq. Both him and Durant were hyped like crazy. Dude was gonna tear up the league. Such a sad story.
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honestly, eff off with the Heat. I hate the NBA for this garbage.
+1

It's getting embarassing. Latching on like pararsites to a team conceived by guys who bailed out and joined forces because they couldn't muster the guts and leadership of past legends.
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