Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 8/29/13

Lamar Odom doesn’t have a lot of options. He hasn’t played well for the last couple of seasons and most teams don’t want to deal with the Kardashians. Now, with these drug accusations floating around, it will make it even hard for him to find a spot in the NBA. The Clippers wanted him back, but moved on because of the drama. The Lakers maybe the only team that will throw him a lifeline. Radar exclusively reported, Odom’s basketball career isn’t over yet, because the 6’10″ forward has been thrown a bone by the Los Angeles Lakers — who have offered to save a spot on the team for Odom if he agrees to rehab treatment. The team’s general manager, Mitch Kupchak, offered a sensational lifeline to 33-year-old Odom’s agent, Jeff Schwartz, “because the organization and the Buss family are extremely concerned about him,” according to a source with knowledge of the situation, who spoke exclusively to Radar. We will see, I still doubt it, but if Lamar plays anywhere next year, it will probably be the Lakers.

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