Originally written on Sports Rumor Alert  |  Last updated 6/10/14
Lamar Odom signed a one-year unguaranteed contract with the New York Knicks before the last game of the 2013-2014 NBA regular season. Being Phil Jackson's first and questionable move as president of the team, he believes its a low risk, high reward signing. Ian Begley of ESPN reports Lamar is expected to join New York training facility by the end of the month.By Bridget Samuels from College Park, MD via Wikimedia CommonsOdom has been in Los Angeles working out and participating in physical therapy on his back since he signed with the Knicks. When he tried to make a basketball comeback in Spain this past season, he only lasted two games before injuring himself. Odom hopes to make a full recovery and show the Knicks he can still play in the NBA. The organization has the option to sign him for next season or to cut or trade him. Phil Jackson coached Lamar in Los Angeles for five seasons and knows that the big man is capable of playing in the right system. With new head coach and former...
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