Charles Barkley says Lamar Odom had a difficult time adjusting to life in Dallas because he was suffering from a divorce.
Not a divorce from his reality TV star wife Khloe Kardashian but a divorce from his former NBA team.
During a local radio interview on Wednesday, the TNT NBA analyst and Hall of Fame player said Odom never reached his potential with the Mavericks because his feelings were still hurt from being traded by the Los Angeles Lakers.
"I think he just like mentally was like, 'Wow, they don't like me anymore,'" Barkley said on the Galloway and Company show on KESN-FM 103.3 in Dallas. "And I don't think he ever regrouped, or ever recovered."
But Barkley wasn't close to being done with discussing Odom after making those comments. Sir Charles was then asked about Mavericks owner Mark Cuban confronting Odom at halftime of a game on Saturday. Cuban reportedly asked Odom, "Are you in or are you out?"
"You know I love my man Cubes," Barkley said. "I'm surprised it took that...