NEW YORK — Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden will attempt a comeback this summer in the Big3.
The 3-on-3 league said Monday that Oden will be part of this year’s draft pool and take part in the draft combine.
Oden was picked first in the 2007 draft by Portland, which selected him over Kevin Durant. But the 7-footer out of Ohio State battled injuries throughout his career and played in just 105 games, averaging 8.0 points. His last NBA season was in 2013-14 with Miami.
The league of former NBA players co-founded by entertainer Ice Cube completed its first season last year. The players who were not on the championship team or are captains or co-captains of teams in the eight-team league will be part of the draft pool.
—The Associated Press