Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 6/29/12

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 23: Darius Johnson-Odom of the Marquette Golden Eagles passes around Elias Harris of the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the CBE Classic consolation game on November 23, 2010 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Darius Johnson-Odom seemingly found himself reunited with former Marquette University teammate Jae Crowder during the NBA draft Thursday night but the reunion proved short-lived. The Los Angeles Lakers ultimately acquired the rights to Johnson-Odom in exchange for cash considerations. He was selected in the second round at No. 55 overall, originally by the Dallas Mavericks, who picked up Crowder in a trade earlier in the night. Johnson-Odom, a 6-3, 215-pound guard, led the Golden Eagles in scoring last season at 18.3 points per game and added 3.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists. He tallied double figures in scoring in 33 of 34 games played. Johnson-Odom and Crowder formed the highest-scoring duo in the Big East last season.Johnson-Odom transferred to Marquette after spending one season in junior college. He earned first-team NJCAA honors as a freshman at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, where he averaged 21.6 points and 5.2 rebounds. In three seasons at Marquette, Johnson-Odom scor...
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