Greg Oden Quotes About Onion, Life, Love, Old Man, Ohio State

Greg Oden Quotes About Onion, Life, Love, Old Man, Ohio State

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I can be fine and not smile.

Greg Oden

I’m not really worried about individual stats.

Greg Oden

I do like to go bowling a lot.

Greg Oden

Marking success, for me, is walking onto a court and just walking off healthy, no matter if it is one minute or two minutes.

Greg Oden

For starters, Portland isn’t a great city to live in if you’re a young, African American male with a lot of money. But that’s especially true if you don’t have anybody to guide you.

Greg Oden

I wouldn’t say I regret anything. I would say I just wish I did things better.

Greg Oden

If you’re out there, and you can’t do it, that makes you a bust. Well, I was never really out there. I was never Greg Oden in the NBA.

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I Bust-A-Move! Old-school style too: like, I’ll bust a Robot out in a second.

Greg Oden

I know my knee’s going to heal. I know it’s going to get back. I just don’t know when.

Greg Oden

I hear it each day. If I’m not smiling, if I don’t have the biggest grin on my face, then it’s like I’m always down.

Greg Oden

When I get out there 100 percent, everybody will see what kind of player I am.

Greg Oden

There’s more to life than basketball, and at some point, it’s going to end anyway.

Greg Oden

It’s a game. Don’t put too much pressure on yourself that you can’t have fun.

Greg Oden

Growing up in Terre Haute, Indiana, there’s not a whole lot to do. What I did was I just went to the basketball court at the Boys & Girls Club and literally stayed there all day until my mom got off of work.

Greg Oden

I just realized that basketball and going to the NBAwas a possibility, and that’s something that I want to use to better my family and possibly help the world if I can.

Greg Oden

I just like to hang out with friends.

Greg Oden

I’ve been strong my whole entire life.

Greg Oden

It’s homework. It sucks. – It’s homework. It sucks.

Greg Oden

I know I’m one of the biggest busts in NBA history, and I know it will only get worse as Kevin Durant continues doing big things.

Greg Oden

I’ll be remembered as the biggest bust in NBA history. But I can’t do nothing about that.

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Everybody would love to be able to be great and make it to the NBA All-Star Game as a rookie. I mean, that is everybody’s goal.

Greg Oden

I wanted to be a dentist when I was younger. But then I started to get big and realized that my hands were so big, I’d kind of scare the little kids away.

Greg Oden

I started to play in the fourth grade and didn’t score for, like, a whole year.

Greg Oden

In the media, from the little bit that I have read… there’s not a lot of pity. There are some people, usually older people who have been around or people who really know basketball. Other people in the media are usually like, ‘Well, stop getting injured.’ You know, like I can control it.

Greg Oden

There’s been so many times when I’ve heard people not pulling for me. So I just play and try not to think about it.

Greg Oden

You gotta be nice. The way I look at it, why not be a nice guy to people?

Greg Oden

For a lot of guys in this league, it’s confidence – once they play a year or two, they start to figure it out.

Greg Oden

Fundamentals – everybody has that. I definitely have that.

Greg Oden

I’ve played against LaMarcus Aldridge, and he kills me every time.

Greg Oden

Just basketball in general in Indiana is just huge, so that’s everybody’s getaway. That’s our main thing, to think about the history. Obviously, Larry Bird is a very, very big part of that.

Greg Oden

Me being in shape allows me to be more mobile and do better things, make bigger plays.

GREG ODEN

Like I would love to be a ladies man, but it’s like… uh, you’re seven feet tall, and you need to shave!

Greg Oden

Don’t get me wrong: if I was healthy, I would love to continue playing, but I’m not healthy.

Greg Oden

I lived in Indiana, and Reggie Miller was everywhere.

Greg Oden

I don’t want to get dunked on too much, and I want to make it to the playoffs.

Greg Oden

Since I’ve been in fourth grade, all I’ve known was basketball.

Greg Oden

It wasn’t like I was clinically depressed, but I was so down. I think I was probably depressed. Nothing went my way since college, and I put my head down and kind of pitied myself. That wasn’t the right way to go.

Greg Oden

Me and my brother used to love when my dad walked in with a pizza. We used to watch Nickelodeon every Saturday night. That was, like, the greatest time ever.

Greg Oden

When I get 100 percent, and I get to improve on the court, I feel I can be an All-Star.

Greg Oden

My dream is to be able to play basketball, and if I can go out there and do it, run up and down, and come off the court again healthy, that’s goal one.

Greg Oden

I’ve got an old body.

Greg Oden

I’ve got to warm up to warm up and then play. I understand that now.

Greg Oden

I’m going to try to jump over people, and I’m going to try to run all day. If my body lets me, I’ll do it.

Greg Oden

My favorite player, growing up, was David Robinson. He was really the first person that I actually knew about and actually watched.

Greg Oden

All I know is what I’ve lived through, so this is what I know.

Greg Oden

When you don’t play hard enough, you don’t win.

GREG ODEN

I don’t think I was that bad when I was on the court. I felt like it could have just got better if I had more time on there.

Greg Oden

I’m just trying to work on my game and get better. That’s all I can do. Keep working hard, keep trying.

Greg Oden

I’m just trying to better myself and work on my degree and set something up for the future of my family.

Greg Oden

When I was in Portland, there were some dark times for me.

Greg Oden

Who is Greg Oden?

The former professional basketball player Gregory Wayne Oden Jr. Oden, a 7 ft 0 in, 250 pound centre, played university basketball for one season at Ohio State University where the Big Ten Champion team and the NCAA men’s I Basketball Championship tournament rider were playing.

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