Greg Oden may not be returning to the NBA in the near future, but when he does it could be with the defending champs.
Or one of the worst teams in the league.
The Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers are reported to have emerged as the top two teams in the race to sign Oden, according to a report on CBSSports.com.
According to the report, Oden hopes to visit with Pat Riley and the reigning champion Heat within the next week. Meanwhile the Associated Press confirmed the Cavaliers' (13-33) interest in signing the former No. 1 overall draft pick whose career has been derailed by knee injuries.
Other teams are said to have expressed interest in Oden as well, but CBSSports.com says Oden is "leaning toward" Miami or Cleveland.