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DALLAS -- Lamar Odom took exception with an article in Thursday's online edition of Sports Illustrated.
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Dallas Mavericks forward Lamar Odom told ESPN that he had been considering taking a year off from basketball following the NBA lockout – even before he asked for a trade from the Los Angeles Lakers this winter.Odom felt like walking away from basketball this summer following the murder of his 24-year-old cousin and after being involved in a fatal car accident, in which the car...
Lost in discussions of his mental state on the floor and history, as well as the turmoil over a rejected trade that wasn’t good for two of the three teams anyway has been the fact that Lamar Odom had a rough summer. He was driving to the funeral of a cousin when his driver accidentally…
Former Lakers forward, part of a scrapped trade involving the New Orleans Hornets before being sent to the Dallas Mavericks, has questions for his old team, due to host the Mavs.Reporting from Dallas -- The half-eaten gourmet omelet sits idly next to the ignored biscuits and potatoes. It's obvious some of this Lakers stuff still bothers Lamar Odom.
Players say the forward has been hard to reach since he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks after the Lakers' failed attempt to land Chris Paul. The Lakers host the Mavericks on Monday.Lamar Odom will be back at Staples Center on Monday, giving his former teammates a chance to catch up.
Dallas Mavericks forward Lamar Odom needed his wife, Khloe Kardashian, to tell him to continue playing in the NBA before the 2011-12 season started. Odom told ESPN that he was "very close" in considering taking a year off and had to be talked out of the decision before the lockout ended. "My wife talked me out of it," Odom said. "'Cause I was asking myself...
Lamar Odom is averaging 6.6 points and 4.8 rebounds.
Lamar Odom admits he wanted to take a year off after an off-season of tragedy and trauma.