Posted August 11, 2014 by Luis Mercado in Sports

Greg Oden Faces Six Years In Jail After Being Charged With Battery

Former Miami Heat big man Greg Oden has officially been charged after an incident with his ex-girlfriend landed him behind bars.

A free agent this season, he was charged in Marion Superior court with one count of battery resulting in serious bodily injury, domestic battery and battery resulting in bodily injury.

The first charge is considered a level five felony while the others are considered misdemeanors.

Oden was put behind bars after allegedly hitting his girlfriend to the point that there were marks to her nose and forehead. According to the report, he admitted his actions at the police station.

He is facing up to six years in prison due to the charges.