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Heat’s Oden Resembles Old Self During Practice

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On October 15, 2013 @ 10:49 AM In Florida News,NBA | No Comments

Source: Walter Villa, Miami Herald [1]

Heat_Greg_Oden_2013 [2]This wasn’t exactly the defensive play heard ’round the world.

But if altering the shot of a four-time NBA MVP is indicative of the type of effort the Heat could get out of Greg Oden this season, then Monday was a significant practice day.

Oden, a talented yet oft-injured center who has not played an NBA game since Dec. 9, 2009, was acquired by the Heat as a free agent on Aug. 7, signing a one-year contract.

He has yet to play an exhibition game this preseason, but he did scrimmage with Miami on Monday, going up against the MVP, LeBron James.

“He scored on me twice, and I made him miss once,” Oden said of James. “He got the upper hand [Monday], but it felt good to be out there.

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