Greg Oden on return: 'Very happy'

Updated: January 16, 2014, 8:44 AM ET
By Tom Haberstroh | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- For the first time in more than four years, Miami Heat center Greg Oden played in a regular-season game.

Oden had not suited up since Dec. 5, 2009, against the Houston Rockets, when he injured his left knee in the first quarter. In total, it had been 1,502 days since Oden last played in a game.

But that changed Wednesday night when Oden came off the bench against the Washington Wizards. Wearing No. 20 and with both knees heavily wrapped, Oden entered with 6:03 remaining ...

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