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Agent: Greg Oden's 'physically awesome'

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10:39 AM ET 07.27 | His workouts complete, his guests leaving in some mixture of intrigued and wary, sidelined center Greg Oden could choose the NBA team with which he'll attempt his latest comeback as soon as Monday, one of his agents said Friday. Six teams are believed to have scouted the 7-footer - the No. 1 pick in the 2007 Draft who has played a total of 82 games in six years due to multiple knee injuries - in workouts in Oden's native Indianapolis, including Miami, New Orleans, Sacramento, San Antonio, Atlanta and Dallas. Agent Bill Duffy declined to reveal details, but said contract talks have ranged from general conversation to more specific terms, as the teams consider both the rewards and the risks of signing a premier talent whose body, thus far, has been unable to withstand the rigors of NBA play. "Physically, he's awesome," Duffy said Friday afternoon. "We're very happy with where he is. [His health and impact are] going to depend on monitoring him and his minutes."

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July 27, 2013  10:47 AM ET

Ya right! We'll see who will fall for this Decision 3.

July 27, 2013  10:50 AM ET

When did he switch agents? Mike Conley, the father, used to be his agent.

July 27, 2013  10:59 AM ET

We need more Oden threads! 2 aren't enough

July 27, 2013  11:39 AM ET
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When did he switch agents? Mike Conley, the father, used to be his agent.

Probably when Conley realized, "this kid's a bust."

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July 27, 2013  12:20 PM ET

If he was smart he'd choose the Spurs. Only Poppovich would know how to play him and keep him healthy. And they have a track record of successful big men

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July 27, 2013  02:11 PM ET
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how dare you imply that an agent might be trying to inflate his worthagents are classy and full of integrity and are second in honorable actions only to lawyers.

Did that "awesome" description pertain to his sexting a while back. Maybe HE should run for mayor of NY. I haven't heard any of Weiner's (speaking of classy) sexting recipients refer to his weiner as awesome.

July 27, 2013  04:06 PM ET

Pop quiz. Who plays the most games this season?
A. Bynum
B. Oden
C. Camby

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July 27, 2013  05:58 PM ET
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50 year old Marcus Camby?

He's probably still fitter than oden will ever be!!!

July 27, 2013  08:37 PM ET
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Pop quiz. Who plays the most games this season?A. BynumB. OdenC. Camby

Gordie Howe

July 27, 2013  10:05 PM ET

Come to SA and learn from Timmy!!!

July 28, 2013  01:15 AM ET
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Pop quiz. Who plays the most games this season?A. BynumB. OdenC. Camby

Camby will play more games than both of them combined. Wilt may play more games than either of them.

July 28, 2013  01:22 AM ET
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Probably when Conley realized, "this kid's a bust."

Now that's a very bad omen!

July 28, 2013  04:56 AM ET

if he's so physically awesome then why does he have brittle toothpick knees? Also, why has he been out of the league for a while, long while!!!!!

July 28, 2013  05:15 AM ET
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if he's so physically awesome then why does he have brittle toothpick knees? Also, why has he been out of the league for a while, long while!!!!!

He is Bynum's role model.

 
July 28, 2013  09:30 AM ET
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Camby will play more games than both of them combined. Wilt may play more games than either of them.

Wilt Chamberlain is dead.....

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