Greg Oden Signs With Heat

Greg Oden, the former No. 1 overall pick who hasn’t played in an NBA game since 2009, will sign a contract to play for the Miami Heat, the center told and

The deal is for a minimum of two years with a player option in the second year, sources told

Miami had been considered the favorite to land Oden. Heat president Pat Riley has been personally recruiting Oden since before the end of the 2012-13 regular season. And, of course, Miami is coming off winning an NBA title with a lineup that includes LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, among others.