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Former Buckeye Big Men to Make Big Moves?

Posted by Lori Schmidt June 19, 2014
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According to some recent reports, the two most recognizable Buckeye big men in the NBA could find new homes this offseason.

Multiple media outlets have speculated that the Celtics would consider including Jared Sullinger as part of a trade to bring Kevin Love to Boston.

But even if he isn’t on the move this summer, he will be moving. A lot. He tells the Boston Herald that he’s working hard to improve his fitness level.

“Y’all are going to be able to recognize me,” Sullinger said. “I’m going to still have the same ugly face. It just might be a different body.”

Meanwhile, the Sun Sentinel writes that it’s likely Greg Oden will be leaving the Heat.

Even though coach Erik Spoelstra raved about Oden (“[Oden] was one of the biggest success stories in the regular season and postseason,” Spoelstra told reporters, according to, he might see what’s out there, now that he’s on the open market.

Like Sullinger, Oden also wants to improve his game this offseason.