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Rick Carlisle has been as positive as anyone in the Dallas Mavericks locker room when it has come to the disappointing season Lamar Odom is having. When it has come to the media questioning the forward's lack of production, Carlisle has preached patience.
But that changed on Friday.
During his weekly local radio interview, the Mavericks head coach didn't hold back when discussing his frustrations with Odom, who has missed the last three games due to a personal issue.
"I'm going to say my peace about this," Carlisle stated on the Galloway and Company radio show on 103.3 KESN-FM in Dallas. "I'm disappointed with how it's gone. We've worked hard with this kid. I'm a patient guy, Mark Cuban is a patient guy, Donnie Nelson is a patient guy. Our team is a patient team, but patience has worn thin here."
Carlisle made sure to note that he wasn't speaking about Odom's personal matter, something he had little inside information abou...
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Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle's patience with Lamar Odom is growing thin.
Odom's ongoing absence led the Mavericks to send the struggling forward to the NBA Development League. He has been assigned to the Texas Legends and will play for the D-League team on Saturday night before returning to the Mavericks.
"When he comes back, we're going to find out very...
The lid hasn't been completely lifted off the Lamar Odom absence -- and what I'm hearing regarding the deep-seated reason is more explosive that anything speculated so far. But the lid has been lifted off the Mavs'' tolerant silence on the matter thanks to coach Rick Carlisle, who blasted the wayward star not once but twice in media visits before Friday's Mavs-at-Hornets game.
DALLAS (AP) -- Lamar Odom will play at least one game in the NBA Development League before rejoining the Dallas Mavericks.
The Mavericks said Friday that Odom had been assigned to the Texas Legends. He will be in uniform for the D-League team's home game in Frisco on Saturday night.
Odom last played for the Mavericks on Feb. 20. He missed their last game before the All-Star...
Dallas Mavericks forward Lamar Odom won't be going to the NBA Development League after all.
Although originially headed to play for the Texas Legends, Odom has been summoned to rejoin the Mavericks for their Saturday game against the Utah Jazz.
Odom's ongoing absence led Dallas to make the initial move.
The 32-year-old has missed the Mavericks' last four games because...
DALLAS Lamar Odom had taken an impossibly long time away from the Dallas Mavericks to deal with personal matters. After contributing to a 102-96 win over the visiting Jazz on Saturday, he took an impossibly long time in his locker stall, his tattooed back to the gathered media swarm, meticulously arranging his jewelry and lathering his bald head with lotion.
And after all the waiting...
For someone who lives on TV, Lamar Odom’s personal issues are tough to diagnose. But options for LO to escape the Mavs? Those are clear and seemingly unbending. This is Thomas Wolfe meeting Lamar Odom and you can’t go home again. Right? DB.com launches 15 days of Trade Rumor Traffic for Premium Mavs Fans with revelations on Odom’s future and a clever way to give him what he...
As a sign of just how dysfunctional this Lamar Odom saga has become for the Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki scored 40 points in Saturday's 102-96 victory against Utah and was an afterthought.
Actually, afterthought is too strong. Nobody thought of him at all. He dressed quietly and exited without a single question about his absolute basketball brilliance.
"Way to go, L...
Lamar Odom will return to the Mavericks within the next few days, according to sources.
Lamar Odom has missed the team's last three games due to personal reasons.
Lamar Odom was once a major part of the front line for the Los Angeles Lakers, arguably the premier franchise in the NBA. However that appears to be a long time ago. Just minutes ago the Dallas Mavericks have officially announced the assignment Lamar Odom to the D-League‘s Texas Legends.
Sorry Khloe Kardashian.
Love this tweet from @TheIllimunati
“The Kardashians have sent...