Is Greg Oden's Career Finally and Thankfully Over Yet?

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Is Greg Oden's Career Finally and Thankfully Over Yet?
Michael Conroy

On June 28, 2007, Greg Oden rose from his seat, gave his mom a kiss, shook hands with those around him, and made his way up to meet NBA Commissioner David Stern, who just announced that he, the Ohio State Buckeye who just finished up his freshman season, was the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. A life dedicated to basketball: the preparation, the practice hours, the blood, sweat and tears, all came to fruition, culminating in Oden reaching the highest point of his life. It seems though, that this defining moment was not one that reflected the player (or the man) that Oden was supposed to become...

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