Heat’s Oden Gets Back In The Game Before Playoffs
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – After missing 11 games due to back spasms, Miami Heat forward Greg Oden tried to shake off some of the cobwebs in their last game of regular season play against the Philadelphia 76ers.
In Wednesday’s game, Oden played for 14 minutes and scored two points on 0 of 2 shooting. He added five rebounds while picking up three personal fouls in the 100-87 loss.
Playing for the first time in four seasons after overcoming a slew of debilitating knee injuries, Oden gave the Heat more than they expected this season, according to CBSSports.com. He appeared in 23 games, the second-highest total of his career, averaging 3.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per game in just 9.2 minutes per game.
CBSSports.com contributed to this report.