Greg Oden is a professional American basketball player who is popularly known for his excellent game and performance in the sports industry. Now let’s have a close look at Greg Oden’s net worth in 2018.
Greg Oden Early Life
Gregory Wayne Oden Jr is the excellent basketball player known by the name Greg Oden. He was born on January 22, 1988, in Buffalo, New York. Greg moved to Terre Haute, Indiana with his family when he was nine years old. He was fond of the basketball from the very young age and later chose to make the career as a basketball player. He used to play basketball during his schooling days.
Greg was also honored for his game, and he had also won many titles as a player during schooldays. Later he started to play at Ohio State University and made his team win for many times. He is a little aggressive and short-tempered by nature. Currently, Greg is playing for the Jiangsu Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association and known as a skilled player in the team.
Greg Oden Career
Greg Oden started his career as a basketball player in 2006. His first official participation in the basketball was for his school in Ohio state university, and due to his superb performance, he got selected for in NBA draft in 2007. He was one of the luckiest who got selected in the NBA draft.
He made a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers in the same year. During that period he also got injured for many times and also went through the surgery. It makes little impact on his career and Greg took a short break in between the career period.
Later he made the amazing comeback and perform very well during the season of opening nights 2008. In 2009, he again got injured and missed few seasons of the game. After the recovery, he again starts playing, and in 2012 he made another superb comeback with NBA. In 2013, Greg quit the team ‘Trail Blazer’ and chose to play from the team named ‘Miami Heat.’ During that season he played for a while but managed to score very well within the short period.
Greg played for about 10 years from 2006 to 2016. Unfortunately most of his days of the active career go in Surgeries and injuries, but still, he maintains the amazing quality of the game. Currently, he is working in Ohio State men’s basketball as a manager of the school level basketball team.
Awards & achievements
1. Greg was awarded with the title as a ‘Parade’s high school co-player of the year’ in 2005. During the same year, he was also honored as a ‘National boys basketball player of the year.’
2. In 2006, he won the title as an ‘Indiana Mr. Basketball’ as well as ‘Gatorade national boy’s basketball player of the year’
3. Again during 2007, Oden achieved the ‘Pete Newell big man award’ and ‘Defensive player of the year ‘by NABC.
Net worth of Greg Oden
Greg has the estimated net worth of around $18 million. He has earned handsome money through his contracts with different teams during various seasons. His salary was about $4,662,000 when he was the active member of the team named ‘Portland Trail Blazers,’ and it was around $1,207,000 with the team ‘Miami Heat.’ Currently, he is the manager of the basketball team, and it also contributes well to his net worth.
A brilliant player is a prestigious personality in the sports industry due to his stunning performance and gaming style. His talent in the game and his true effort leads him towards the way of the success. Apart from facing lots of obstacles during the career period, he managed to be successful and popular.