Former No. 1 pick Greg Oden charged on multiple battery counts

www.cbssports.com Published: August 12, 2014
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The Associated Press is reporting that former No. 1 pick Greg Oden has been charged by Indiana prosecutors with felony battery, misdemeanor domestic battery, and misdemeanor battery resulting in serious bodily injury.


From The AP: The 26-year-old was arrested at his mother's suburban home in Lawrence, Indiana, on Thursday and released later that day from jail. An affidavit says a witness told police Oden punched the woman in the face, drawing blood.


Oden, the top pick by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2007 NBA Draft, played 23 games for the Miami Heat last season.



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