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    Nba Logo Greg Oden Waived

    Could be a good backup to Tyson Chandler when healthy. It's not like we need him but he could come in useful. Whaddayathink?

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    Wow. What's the reasoning for this?

    I'd offer him a contract.

    He might be better off going to Phoenix with their medical staff, plus that would be big for them if he gets healthy.

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    Originally Posted by RunningJumper
    Wow. What's the reasoning for this?

    I'd offer him a contract.

    He might be better off going to Phoenix with their medical staff, plus that would be big for them if he gets healthy.
    Apparently they had to waive him to make room for their new acquisitions... Not really sure.

    I guess he probably wouldn't take the vet minimum to play here this season and next though. Sure would be nice however.

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    you guys want to sign the player who continues to need surgery just to walk????!!?!? I don't want that guy's bad mojo anywhere near Amare's Knees.

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    I think his career is over. I would be surprised if he have anything left to give.

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    Originally Posted by smokes
    Apparently they had to waive him to make room for their new acquisitions... Not really sure.

    I guess he probably wouldn't take the vet minimum to play here this season and next though. Sure would be nice however.
    What does waiving a player mean for cap space for a team?

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    Originally Posted by RunningJumper
    What does waiving a player mean for cap space for a team?
    It has the potential to keep them under the luxury tax, I believe that's it unless it's an amnesty waiver.

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    Wiki quote: "On March 15, 2012, Oden was waived by the Blazers in an effort to create room on the roster for trade acquisitions. The next day, Oden stepped outside his house. Upon the sun hitting him, collapsed in a heap grabbing his knee, and soon disintegrated into ashes leaving behind a knee-less skeleton."



    Originally Posted by RunningJumper
    Wow. What's the reasoning for this?
    Oden hasn't played hoops since December 5, 2009 which makes me think Portland had enough of paying dude his dough and not having even a glimmer of hope he'll be playing anytime soon.
    Last edited by Lercher; Mar 15, 2012 at 18:01.

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    Originally Posted by Dzwonsson
    Wiki quote: "On March 15, 2012, Oden was waived by the Blazers in an effort to create room on the roster for trade acquisitions. The next day, Oden stepped outside his house. Upon the sun hitting him, collapsed in a heap grabbing his knee, and soon disintegrated into ashes leaving behind a knee-less skeleton."



    Oden hasn't played hoops since December 5, 2009 which makes me think Portland had enough of paying dude his dough and not having even a glimmer of hope he'll be playing anytime soon.
    Yeah, Oden is seriously messed up but given we have players we know are not gonna play it could be a low risk high reward situation. We really don't need Mike Bibby for example.

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    sad NBA career....don't want him. He may never play more then a few games here and there (always injured)

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    Do not want, he is never healthy i think he would fit better in a slower pace system

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    I still remembered the day that he was picked before Durant.... and that's all the highlight he ever made in the NBA!

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    Thumbs down

    The only thing Greg OLDen would be good for is to supply Amare with one of his spare canes once Atari's knee becomes detatched

    1*nr

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    we talk about a lot of guys screwing us, imagine picking Oden, and watching Durant shine every day

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    Originally Posted by petescud
    we talk about a lot of guys screwing us, imagine picking Oden, and watching Durant shine every day
    Didn't the blazers pick some huge flop before Jordan with the number 2 pick also?

    Jeez... How badly can you possibly draft..

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