Should the Celtics take a flyer on Greg Oden?

Should the Celtics take a flyer on Greg Oden?
January 11, 2013, 11:57 am
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In 2008, when the Celtics had a shot at the first pick in the draft, there were two can't-miss prospects -- or so we thought -- at the top of the board:
Kevin Durant and Greg Oden.
Durant? We all know what's become of him.
But Oden? The chronically injured big man hasn't played a game in the NBA since Dec. 5, 2009.
Now, though, he's healthy -- or as healthy as he may ever be again -- and looking for work. According to reports, a number of teams, including the NBA champion Miami Heat, are interested.
So should the Celtics, in need of a big man, be in that hunt?
"Bring him in, see if you can get anything," said the Boston Globe's Christopher Gasper. "They brought in Darko Milicic; obviously that didn't work out, but why not see if you can get something out of Oden?
"They desperately need size and they really don't have the chips to pull off a trade. Why not? Take a flyer, see what happens."