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DALLAS The rumor that the shattering point in Lamar Odom's relationship with the Dallas Mavericks came as a result of a fistfight with teammate Dirk Nowitzki is as preposterous as it is untrue (and it is untrue, a Mavs source telling FOXSportsSouthwest.com that the locker-room confrontation between the two men after Saturday's loss at Memphis was verbal and not physical).
So no, fists were not thrown. Given the peaceful nature of Nowitzki and the passive nature of Odom, it would be more likely that maybe some of those expensive fluffy towels provided by owner Mark Cuban were the only things tossed.
But the Mavs MVP leader was central to the morose Odom's dismissal from the team, a highly-unusual move executed at least in part in the hopes that a 6-10 ballast would be cut loose from the defending champs' wish to balloon its way up the Western Conference standings.
Did it work? Mavs 110, Kings 100 says it did.
As Cuban said hopefully before the game, "Additio...
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Now that Lamar Odom has finally cut ties with the Mavericks but will still be paid for the remainder of the season, he’s pretty much free to do whatever he wants. What would you do for the next few months if your boss paid you to stay away? Would you go on a long vacation? Sit around and do nothing? Get another job and double up on the money? Metta World Peace has an idea for Odom...
Lamar Odom's days with the Dallas Mavericks have come to an end.
The two sides agreed to mutually part ways - although Odom will be listed as inactive, rather than being released, ESPN.com reported on Monday morning.
"The Mavericks and I have mutually agreed that it's in the best interest of both parties for me to step away from the team," Odom said in a statement...
Lamar Odom's time in Dallas appears to be over. If the Mavericks decide to waive the NBA's reigning Sixth Man of the Year, a former Lakers teammate is open to his return. As a ball boy. Metta World Peace -- the artist formerly known as Ron Artest -- joked about Odom's deactivation in Dallas following the Lakers' 93-91 win over the Hornets on Monday. "Maybe he...
Lamar Odom’s reign (of disinterest?) in Dallas came to a screeching halt today as it was announced this morning that the forward came to an agreement with the Dallas Mavericks to step away from the team for the rest of the season.
“The Mavericks and I have mutually agreed that it’s in the best interest of both parties for me to step away from the team,” Odom said in a statement...
Lamar Odom and the Dallas Mavericks have decided to part ways. Although the move isn’t an official release- he’ll be listed as inactive for the remainder of the season- Odom will not be with the team. He released a statement: “The Mavericks and I have mutually agreed that it’s in the best interest of both [...]
Lamar Odom was spotted arriving at LAX on Wednesday just a few days after he and the Dallas Mavericks agree to part ways for the remainder of the season. LO was rocking a shirt from his clothing line, Rich Soil that just happened to be in the Lakers color way of purple and gold and [...]
Lamar Odom and the Dallas Mavericks have decided to part ways.
Lamar Odom, who has suffered a downward spiral since joining the Dallas Mavericks, has severed ties with the team. On Easter Sunday, the Mavericks allowed Odom to part ways with the team where he is able to leave immediately without actually being released.
The Mavericks will list Lamar Odom as inactive for the remainder...
The player formerly known as Ron Artest never disappoints when a camera or tape recorder is near. Metta World Peace’s former Lakers teammate Lamar Odom was deactivated by the Mavericks Monday. When asked about the situation by Dave McMenamin of ESPN LA, MWP offered this activity as an option for Lamar to return to LA: “Maybe he [...]
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...
Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson said Monday that Lamar Odom's reality television show was never an issue while the 6-10 forward was a member of the Mavs.
On several occasions this season, Odom and his reality star wife, Khloe Kardashian, had cameras at American Airlines Center, including the Mavs locker room, during filming for the current season of the show Khloe &...
The Dallas Mavericks finally got back on track following a rough start, but now there's real concern they won't even get the chance to defend their NBA title.
If Dallas does make another playoff push, first-year Mav Lamar Odom won't be along for the ride.
The Mavericks go for a 16th consecutive home win over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night, a day after announcing...
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