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Gtothemoney
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Da North Shore
Member since Sep 2012
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re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.

Well yeah I guess since they are the odds on favorite to win it again.

I'm not usually an advocate of chasing money, but in his case I definitely would. I'd take the contract with the most guarantees. If what he gets offered are pretty much the same, then of course I'd go with Miami.


WB504
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans
Member since May 2008
3550 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
His agent had been talking about the Heat since last year, but that could be his agent drumming up support. I think us and the Spurs would be an ideal fit for him, but it wouldn't surprise me if he chooses the Heat.


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Pedro
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re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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The Flockcision


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OBUDan
LSU Fan
Chicago
Member since Aug 2006
40414 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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I'm not usually an advocate of chasing money, but in his case I definitely would. I'd take the contract with the most guarantees


He's also said, he has "plenty of money."

He may legitimately be looking for the opportunity to re-start his basketball career, grow into role and play significant minutes (once he proves he's capable).

Though, that could be any of the teams mentioned.


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c on z
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
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Member since Mar 2009
75481 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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signing with Miami would be chasing a ring imo


I really hate statements like this. It's not that it is false, but it seems like wanting to be on a championship caliber team is looked down upon these days. I would assume that chasing big contracts or something along those lines would be looked down up more, but I am apparently wrong.
This post was edited on 7/22 at 2:42 pm


Gtothemoney
UNO Fan
Da North Shore
Member since Sep 2012
10433 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
It depends on who you are, where you are in your career, and how much money you've made.

If i were an upper tier player, latter in my career, and have made enough money to where me, my kids, and grand kids could spend, I would take less money for a chance to win.

But if I am a journeyman player, or in Oden's case, looking to resurrect my career, I'd look for guarantees.
This post was edited on 7/22 at 2:54 pm


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JayJay2
West Virginia Fan
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Member since Jul 2010
11117 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
Oh you would defend the team of ring chasers on the Miami heat.


Whodatforlife21
New Orleans Saints Fan
Big Easy
Member since Apr 2013
817 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
@SpearsNBAYahoo: Just Kings & Pelicans scheduled to watch injury-riddled free agent C Greg Oden workout & rehab in hometown of Indy Tuesday, source tells Y!


Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
91575 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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@SpearsNBAYahoo: Just Kings & Pelicans scheduled to watch injury-riddled free agent C Greg Oden workout & rehab in hometown of Indy Tuesday, source tells Y!



and that's a wrap folks.


TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
37965 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
I wonder if Mickey Loomis is still attending. Before he was already there, now he'd be making an extra effort.
This post was edited on 7/22 at 3:13 pm


Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
91575 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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I wonder if Mickey Loomis is still attending. Before he was already there, now he'd be making an extra effort.



Mickey is bringing Malcom and Will along as well.


MrBlue105
Navy Fan
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Member since Apr 2013
6602 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
Really happy he's actually working out. I'm expecting him to go down during the process though


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TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
37965 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
I wonder if this means it's down to the Pelicans and the Kings. Dallas and San Antonio can't compete in the money department and the Heat are looking at Camby.
This post was edited on 7/22 at 3:17 pm


Brageous
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
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Member since Jul 2008
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re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
I think we have a great chance at getting him now

Hope he has a good showing.


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mm2316
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Aug 2010
5982 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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@SpearsNBAYahoo: Just Kings & Pelicans scheduled to watch injury-riddled free agent C Greg Oden workout & rehab in hometown of Indy Tuesday, source tells Y!

Welcome to NOLA, Gregory.


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mm2316
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Aug 2010
5982 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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wonder if this means it's down to the Pelicans and the Kings.

I'm sure the other teams' offers are still on the table, but if you can't find someone to send to Indy in July to watch him workout, then you can't be THAT interested. At least that's how it comes off to me.


Unknown_Poster
Member since Jun 2013
2790 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
Normally I wouldn't give the Pelicans much of a chance against the Heat or Spurs but if you're Oden there's a strong probability this might be the last contract you sign given your history of injuries. If the Pelicans can offer a few million more that might be a deciding factor.


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htran90
New Orleans Saints Fan
belle chasse
Member since Dec 2012
9001 posts
Online

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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Basically that he could have joined a team last year and collected a pay check but he considered it unethical.



makes me want him 100x more. a player that has a conscience


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JabarkusRussell
Member since Jul 2009
10293 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
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He's pretty shy


His selfies say otherwise.


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Whodatforlife21
New Orleans Saints Fan
Big Easy
Member since Apr 2013
817 posts

re: Greg Oden to host 2 or 3 teams depending on who you ask.
Hope so cause i think Oden will be a steal for us


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