Cavs, Heat Reportedly Favorites For Greg Oden

by January 29, 2013
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The Cavs and Heat have emerged as the favorites to sign Greg Oden, sources told CBS Sports. Dude hasn’t played basketball in almost three years, but the Heat may offer a minimum salary, while the Cavs could offer up to $4 million: ” The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat have emerged as the leaders to land former No. 1 pick Greg Oden. The 7-foot Oden, who hasn’t played since Dec. 5, 2009 due to multiple knee injuries, is hoping to take a visit down to Miami to meet with Pat Riley and the Heat in the next week, a source told CBSSports.com. Miami would likely offer a deal for minimum salary while the Cavs could pay up to nearly $4 million. The Boston Celtics are another team that has expressed interest, but the source said that Oden is leaning towards making a comeback with either Cleveland or Miami.”