Jul 28, - Greg Oden makes his return to basketball. Greg Oden was back playing organized competitive basketball for the first time since With the Scarlet and Gray, a group of Ohio State alumni, Oden played in The Basketball Tournament on Friday night. Feb 12, - Greg Oden is making a return to the basketball court, but he won't be playing for an NBA team. The former No. 1 overall pick out of Ohio State.