Found June 27, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Lamar Odom could be on his way back to playing in Los Angeles. But it probably won’t be for the Lakers.
The Clippers are reportedly trying to work a deal to acquire Odom from the Mavericks. Odom, who spent his first four years in the league with the Clippers, would certainly welcome a return to L.A., where’s played all but two years of his career. But it’s not clear how disappointed he would be over his return to the city not being with his old pals on the Lakers (or how frustrating it’s going to be explaining to the Kardashians that L.A. has a whole other basketball team).
Ironically, though, the Lakers might play some role in the Clippers’ acquisition of Odom. Here’s ESPN’s Marc Stein:
The Los Angeles Clippers have engaged in trade discussions to bring Lamar Odom back to the L.A. team that drafted him, according to sources close to the situation.
Yet the deal, sources said, could hinge on the willingness of a third team to take on the contract of Clippers veteran guard Mo Williams...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Lamar Odom experiment in Dallas appears to be officially coming to an end.
According to Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News, the Mavericks have agreed to send Odom to the Los Angeles Clippers in a three-way deal that would move guard Mo Williams to the Utah Jazz and leave the Mavericks receiving a trade exception.
Williams is the key piece to the trade because he needs to...
Lamar Odom was sent home from the Dallas Mavericks last season because he lacked effort, intensity and really didn't seem to care about the game of basketball. He was bummed about getting traded from the Lakers (twice) and also had some personal problems he was dealing with. It's pretty much guaranteed he won't be on the Mavericks roster next season and his contract...
Lamar Odom may end up back in LA with his old team. No, not THAT team. The team that drafted him, the Los Angeles Clippers (Clipper Nation stand up.) The Los Angeles Clippers have engaged in trade discussions to bring Lamar Odom back to the L.A. team that drafted him, according to sources close to [...]
The Clippers and Mavericks are working on a deal involving Lamar Odom, but needed a third team to help facilitate the trade. The Utah Jazz might just be willing to do it based on a report from Yahoo Sports. Odom, owed a $2.4 million buyout Friday if he's still on the Mavericks' roster, was given permission to find a new home and could return to the team that drafted him...
A person with knowledge of the deal says Lamar Odom is headed back to Los Angeles for a second chance with the Clippers and Mo Williams will be reunited with Utah.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because a three-team deal between the Dallas Mavericks, Clippers and Jazz is contingent on Williams invoking his $8.5 million player option for next season. That...
The Dallas Mavericks have agreed to send Lamar Odom to the Los Angeles Clippers in a three-team transaction that would send guard Mo Williams from the Clippers to the Utah Jazz and leave the Mavericks receiving a trade exception, the Dallas Morning News reported Thursday. .Williams can exercise his $8.5 million player option for next season, but if he declines, he will become a...
HE LOVES L.A.
According to a person with knowledge, Lamar Odom is getting his wish and will return to Southern California as a member of the Clippers via a three-team deal.
The agent for Mo Williams confirmed Friday that his client will be reunited with the Utah Jazz as part of a three-team deal that will send Lamar Odom back to Los Angeles for a second chance with the Clippers.
Mark Bartelstein said the deal was finalized about 3:45 p.m. MDT and Williams is expected to hold a news conference in Salt Lake City next week.
The Jazz drafted him in 2003...
The Mavericks are working to extend the deadline on Lamar Odom's contract.
The Clippers are interested in acquiring Lamar Odom for Mo Williams, but a third team would be needed to complete a deal.
Every player that has spent an extended period in the Association, has experienced at least one game during their career, that they would like to bury in the dark recesses of their memory bank. Veteran forward Lamar Odom, is attempting to go through that process, on a grander scale. The player who received the NBA Sixth Man Of The Year Award in 2011, is trying to distance himself...