Greg Oden could play in preseason

Updated: October 12, 2013, 4:00 PM ET
By Michael Wallace | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Greg Oden is likely to be cleared for full practice work with the Miami Heat next week and could see his first NBA action in four years during one of their final preseason games, sources told ESPN.com on Saturday.

Oden last played in a game with the Trail Blazers in 2009, when he sustained his second season-ending knee injury since Portland selected him with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2007 draft.

The Heat, who signed Oden to a one-year contract this past summer ...

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