Oden to Visit National Convention

Greg Oden autographed Allen & Ginter basketball card NBA #1 draft pick Greg Oden is Topps’ special guest at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland…but it’ll cost you $1000 to say hi and grab a 1 of 100 autographed card.

Topps’ spokesman Greg Oden will sign 100 special Allen & Ginter cards at this year’s National Convention and mingle with fans who purchase $1,000 "invitations".

The pricey reception tickets will go on sale at 1 PM Eastern time today. Invitees will get the special card and a "professional" photo with the former Ohio State center.

The reception will be Friday night, August 3 at Fahrenheit, a restaurant in Cleveland.