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Greg Oden

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Gregory Wayne Oden Jr. (born January 22, 1988) is an American former professional basketball player. Oden, a 7 foot (2.1m) center, played college basketball at Ohio State University for one season, during which the team was the Big Ten Conference regular season champion and Big Ten Conference men's basketball tournament champion with Oden as the tournament MOP. Additionally, Oden and the Buckeyes were the tournament runner-up in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship.On June 28, 2007, Greg Oden was selected first overall in the 2007 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Greg Oden has received more than 5,553,336 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Greg Oden is the 302nd most popular basketball player (up from 413th in 2019), the 11,175th most popular biography from United States (up from 11,970th in 2019) and the 178th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 31

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  • 3.84

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  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Greg Oden ranks 302 out of 1,268Before him are Nate Robinson, Mitch Richmond, Dimitris Diamantidis, Anthony Davis, Blagoja Georgievski, and Sam Balter. After him are Nikola Mirotić, Satch Sanders, John Paxson, Marko Jarić, Joe Fortenberry, and Jimmy Butler.

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Among people born in 1988, Greg Oden ranks 171Before him are Hayley Williams, Nicolás Gaitán, Dmitry Muserskiy, Zhang Jike, Tomás Rincón, and Max Kruse. After him are Maicon Pereira de Oliveira, Francesco Acerbi, Mae Whitman, Étienne Capoue, Lucas Pérez, and Tyler Joseph.

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Among people born in United States, Greg Oden ranks 11,175 out of 18,182Before him are Marjorie Main (1890), Nicki Hunter (1979), Hailey Baldwin (1996), Chris Bauer (1966), Victoria Pedretti (1995), and Lillian Randolph (1914). After him are Tisha Campbell-Martin (1968), Mary McLeod Bethune (1875), John Breckinridge (1760), Chris Ellis (1956), Norman Dello Joio (1913), and Jerry Adler (1929).


Among basketball players born in United States, Greg Oden ranks 178Before him are Chet Walker (1940), Paul George (1990), Nate Robinson (1984), Mitch Richmond (1965), Anthony Davis (1993), and Sam Balter (1909). After him are Satch Sanders (1938), John Paxson (1960), Joe Fortenberry (1911), Jimmy Butler (1989), Danny Ainge (1959), and LaMarcus Aldridge (1985).