TAG: Mark Titus

NBA, Smack / May 9, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Greg Oden: “I Know I’m One Of The Biggest Busts In NBA History”

Greg Oden

In the summer of 2007, Greg Oden was the biggest deal in the basketball world. Bigger even than a skinny kid named Kevin Durant. After leading his Ohio State Buckeyes to the 2007 NCAA Title game, while putting up a monster stat line against champion Florida, Oden’s place as the No. 1 pick was secure. Then his body betrayed him almost before he began his pro career. Meanwhile, KD was just anointed the league’s MVP. In a conversation with Grantland, Oden is now, more than ever — as a reserve on the Heat, aware of his tarnished legacy since his college career came to a close. Read More »

College / Aug 17, 2012 / 12:00 pm

From Dime 70: How Mark Titus Became One Of The Most Famous Basketball Players In America

Mark Titus

This piece was originally published in Dime 70. Check national newsstands now to see the feature in its entirety…

The world of a Division I walk-on is simple: Pick up the towels, be the scout team and cheer on the players who matter. They come and go, and no one notices. But one walk-on was different. Mark Titus became one of the most famous players in America not because he was good at basketball, but because he could write. Read More »