|Jan. 15 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET4:28 GMT12:28 9:28 PM MST11:28 PM EST8:28 UAE05:2823:28 ET10:28 PM CT2:28 - Greg Oden played in his first NBA regular-season game in more than four years Wednesday night, coming off the bench in the second quarter of the Miami Heat's game against the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Wearing No. 20 and with both knees heavily wrapped, Oden entered with 6:03 remaining in the first half. He finished the game with eight minutes, six points, two rebounds, 2 for 3 from the field and 2 for 2 from the free-throw line in a 114-97 loss.
|Nov. 2 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST7:18 UAE (+1)04:1823:18 ET9:18 PM CT1:18 - Oden is in uniform for the Miami Heat for the first time. The Heat listed Oden as active for Wednesday night's game against the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Oden's last appearance in an NBA regular-season game was Dec. 5, 2009, when he fractured his left kneecap playing for the Portland Trail Blazers against the Houston Rockets.
|Aug. 10 11:27 AM PT12:27 PM MT1:27 PM CT2:27 PM ET18:27 GMT2:27 11:27 AM MST1:27 PM EST22:27 UAE20:2714:27 ET1:27 PM CT17:27 - Oden is a few days away from joining the defending world champions.
Analysis: Oden will leave Indianapolis Monday morning and head to south Florida to join the Miami Heat. The former Portland Trail Blazer center signed a two-year, $2.173 million deal with the two-time defending champs last week.
|Aug. 7 10:02 AM PT11:02 AM MT12:02 PM CT1:02 PM ET17:02 GMT1:02 10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST21:02 UAE19:0213:02 ET12:02 PM CT16:02 - Oden has signed his contract with the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat.
Analysis: The deal was completed Wednesday. The former No. 1 overall pick has already spent a few days in South Florida taking his physical and working out some contract language. Oden announced Friday that he was accepting Miami's offer that will pay him about $1 million this coming year and includes a player option for the 2014-15 season. He last played in the NBA on Dec. 5, 2009, sidelined since by a series of major knee problems.
|Aug. 2 5:43 PM PT6:43 PM MT7:43 PM CT8:43 PM ET0:43 GMT8:43 5:43 PM MST7:43 PM EST4:43 UAE (+1)02:4320:43 ET7:43 PM CT23:43 - Oden is coming back to the NBA with the Miami Heat. Mike Conley Sr., one of Oden's agents, said Oden has informed the Heat that he will accept their contract offer, a process that will likely be formally completed early next week.
Analysis: Oden's decision ends months of suspense that saw several NBA teams line up for a chance to sign the former No. 1 pick whose career has been derailed by a series of knee problems. Conley said Oden was also very interested in learning from Tim Duncan and playing for Gregg Popovich in San Antonio, that he was impressed when he met with Dallas owner Mark Cuban, and that he's had a close relationship for some time with New Orleans coach Monty Williams.
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