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Video: Greg Oden dunks in first possession of NBA action since 2009

10/24/2013 at 6:09 am By

Greg Oden dunkIt’s been close to four years since Greg Oden played in an NBA game, and after being inserted into the Heat’s lineup during the second quarter Wednesday night, Oden promptly did what you’d expect a 25-year old seven footer to do; he dunked on the Pelicans:

Here’s an HD video of the play:

That type of power and athleticism is what got Oden drafted first overall in 2007 and why the Heat took a chance by signing Oden this summer. The dunk was Oden’s only basket to go along with two rebounds in four minutes of action.

It’s doubtful that Oden will see significant minutes early in the season for Miami, but it’s good to see the young big man back on the court after battling so many knee injuries.

-ALR

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