Celtics meet with Greg Oden

Updated: February 3, 2013, 4:34 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Celtics met with free-agent center Greg Oden on Saturday, according to president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.

The meeting comes as the injury-riddled Oden intensifies his search for a team with the goal of returning to the NBA next season. Ainge confirmed the exploratory meeting.

The Celtics were not previously believed to be a strong candidate for Oden's services, but Saturday's meeting suggests otherwise.

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