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August 14, 2014 Updates

Former NBA No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden is free to leave Indiana while he awaits trial on charges he punched his ex-girlfriend in the face as long as he remains on GPS monitoring, a judge ruled Wednesday. Marion County Superior Court Judge Steven Rubick entered a routine not guilty plea on behalf of Oden and scheduled the free agent center's trial for Oct. 22. Oden is charged with battery resulting in serious bodily injury and two misdemeanor battery counts. NBA.com

August 13, 2014 Updates

Prosecutors in Indiana have formally charged former NBA No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden with battery for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend in the face during a fight. NBA.com

August 11, 2014 Updates

Miami Heat player Greg Oden is now facing a felony charge after police said he punched his former girlfriend in the face. Oden, 26, was charged in Marion Superior Court today with one count of battery resulting in serious bodily injury, a Level 5 felony, as well as misdemeanor charges of domestic battery and battery resulting in bodily injury. His felony offense carries a penalty of one to six years behind bars. Indianapolis Star

August 7, 2014 Updates

Former Lawrence North Basketball star and current NBA player Greg Oden was booked into the Marion County Jail this morning. He was taken into custody in Lawrence at 5 a.m. He has been booked on two preliminary charges — one Class A misdemeanor for battery with injury and one Class B misdemeanor for battery. 13 WTHR Indianapolis

“I was wrong and I know what has to happen,” Oden told officers. He said he and the woman had dated for approximately two years and broke up about two months ago. Police described Oden as “calm, apologetic and cooperative” and said he told them he took “full responsibility” for his actions. FOX 59

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As for Oden, the Heat has not informed his agent, Mike Conley Sr., if the team wants him back. “They said they’ll get back to us,” Conley said. “A couple of teams have inquired. He wants to be able to play.” Miami Herald

July 14, 2014 Updates

Mike Conley, agent for Greg Oden, said a return by the center to the Heat remains possible as Pat Riley continues to restructure his roster. "Greg just wants to be somewhere where he plays," Conley said, with Oden appearing in just 23 games for 212 minutes for the Heat during the regular season, and in just three playoff games for a total of seven minutes. "He is open to a return." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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Greg Oden was playing in a casual beach volleyball over the weekend and found himself in the position to spike, and, well, you read the headline. Truth be told, this could’ve been a whole lot worse. Oden held up when he really could’ve jumped up and unleashed a fury that broke his opponent’s nose. The Big Lead

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Miami will try to fight off elimination in the NBA Finals tonight with Ray Allen in the starting lineup and regular starting point guard Mario Chalmers on the bench. The Heat announced shortly before tipoff in San Antonio they will start LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Rashard Lewis and Allen. They also deactivated Greg Oden and Justin Hamilton, meaning Michael Beasley will be available for the first time in this series. Palm Beach Post

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