Oden to accept Blazers' offer

From the Associated Press:

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Center Greg Oden's agent says the often-injured former No. 1 draft pick will sign the Portland Trail Blazers' $8.9 million qualifying offer on Friday.

Agent Bill Duffy confirmed that Oden would sign the one-year deal on Friday, when the team opens training camp.

The deal means that Oden will become an unrestricted free agent after this season.

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