We’re at that time in the NBA offseason where there isn’t much going on so any small bit of news of a free agent inching closer to deciding on a new destination becomes an element of interest.

The mini-frenzy created by Greg Oden’s signing with the Heat on Friday qualifies considering he hasn’t played in the NBA the last three years and is still even by his own account a substantial ways away from contributing at the NBA level.

The interest surrounding Antawn Jamison isn’t nearly as strong but with the list of contending teams he’s considering he may be able to impact a playoff run even at this late stage of his career.