After allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend in the face last week, Greg Oden is facing a felony charge, according to the Indianapolis Star. More from the report:
"Oden, 26, was charged in Marion Superior Court today with one count of battery resulting in serious bodily injury, a Level 5 felony, as well as misdemeanor charges of domestic battery and battery resulting in bodily injury. His felony offense carries a penalty of one to six years behind bars.”
“Police ‘observed blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations to the forehead and nose area of the victim's face,’ according to the (police) report. They also ‘observed blood on the sofa and floor in the sitting area. (They) observed (blood) on the living room carpet (and) dirt from a flower pot that was knocked over.’”
Oden is a free agent after playing for the Miami Heat last season.