Any team that signs the 25-year-old Oden would be taking a risk. But for a rebuilding team like the Cavs, who are looking to add pieces around All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving, the possibility Oden could develop into a productive player is enticing.
Oden said he has no preference on which team he plays for.
"Right now I'm not worrying about where," he said. "I'm only worried about my knee."
AP Sports Writer Rusty Miller in Columbus, Ohio, contributed to this report.