Cavs, Heat Reportedly Favorites For Greg Oden

by January 29, 2013

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 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.”