Source: Greg Oden to sign two-year deal with Miami Heat
Former No. 1 overall pick center Greg Oden and the Miami Heat have agreed to terms on a two-year deal, according to multiple reports. Oden’s deal is worth $1 million for next season and includes a player option for $1.1 million for 2014-15.
SI.com’s Chris Mannix confirmed the reports.
Oden had been showing off his skills for teams the past few weeks. Teams which were looking at him included the Heat, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks, according to an ESPN report.
Oden last played an NBA game Dec. 5, 2009, and underwent three microfracture surgeries as recently as February 2012. He was selected with the first overall pick by the Portland Trail Blazers back in 2007.
During his brief, injury-riddled career, Oden has averaged 11.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game with the Trail Blazers.
Greg Oden will sign with Miami Heat, source told ESPN. Two-year with player option for second year.—
Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) August 03, 2013