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Mark Cuban Says Trading With Lakers For Lamar Odom “By Far The Worst” Move He Has Made

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Back in 2011, after the Los Angeles Lakers had their trade to acquire Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets blocked by then NBA commissioner David Stern, Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss had to find a taker for reigning Sixth Man of the Year Lamar Odom. Odom, along with Pau Gasol, was set to be a part of the trade package for Paul, and after the deal was...
Via Lakerholicz.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban can't get over the Lamar Odom trade

Almost four years ago, the Dallas Mavericks sent a top-20 protected first-round pick along with a sizable trade exception to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lamar Odom, a two-time NBA champion and reigning Sixth Man of the Year.  Recently, Mark Cuban was asked about the deal. He didn't mince words.  On paper, Dallas won that trade. In real life, it was a complete disaster. Odom appeared...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: The 25 Greatest Players in Franchise History

The Miami Heat have had a number of great players during the course of their 27 seasons in the NBA. Though the Heat are a young franchise by professional sports standards, they have managed to win three NBA titles to go along with five NBA Finals appearances. They have been one of the more successful NBA franchises since Pat Riley took over as head coach in 1995, when they made six...
Via Heat Nation
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom Released By Knicks For Being ‘Unable To Uphold’ NBA Standards

Lamar Odom has had better days. In fact, this will probably go down as one of his worst. Odom was waived by the New York Knicks on Friday, after the team signed him late last season when Phil Jackson was hired as president of basketball operations. Phil Jackson: "Unfortunately, Lamar was unable to uphold the standards to return as an NBA player."— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 12...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom Waived By Knicks

The New York Knicks have waived Lamar Odom. Odom was signed by the Knicks at the end of last season. "Unfortunately, Lamar was unable to uphold the standards to return as an NBA player. We found it necessary to free up the roster spot," said Phil Jackson
Via RealGM
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom packing on the pounds during divorce proceedings (PHOTO)

Lamar Odom might have shed tons of publicity-hungry Armenians after separating from reality show star Khloe Kardashian, but it looks like the former NBA star has been packing on the pounds since the divorce proceedings have begun.Odom is a far cry — well maybe a few tears — from his slim playing days with the Lakers — when he and his fame-starved ex-wife were the picture of...
Via The Other Paper
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Lamar Odom expected to join NY

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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom to begin working out for Knicks

One of Phil Jackson’s first moves as president of the New York Knicks was to sign Lamar Odom on the last day of the season. Odom didn’t play in a game during the NBA season, though he did have a brief stint abroad. But it looks like his NBA comeback attempt will begin immediately. “He’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Odom denied club entry because Khloe Kardashian was inside

Lamar Odom experienced a brutal public embarrassment on Tuesday night when he was turned away from a West Hollywood nightclub because Khloe Kardashian and her supposed boyfriend French Montana were inside. TMZ and other paparazzi were following Odom as he walked up to the club and got the bad news. The Penthouse bouncer kindly told […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 reasons why Phil Jackson fired Knicks' coach Mike Woodson

Weak Boss Level10) Woodson didn't show enough excitement over the Lamar Odom signing9) Insists on the ability to have his own choice to lead this terrible, terrible collection of talent8) Certain that Carmelo Anthony will react well to constant change in the coaching spot7) Woodson clearly responsible for Tyson Chandler being made of balsa wood, and Ray Felton being made of fat balsa...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks News: Lamar Odom signed for remainder of season

The New York Knicks signed Lamar Odom for the remainder of the season. This contract included the final game of the season, barely beating the deadline to make the 2013-2014 roster by 45 minutes. Phil Jackson played a huge part of bringing Lamar Odom in. This signing could be step one of implementing the triangle offense in New York. Odom flourished under the system in Los Angeles...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Sign Lamar Odom

Lamar Odom signed with the New York Knicks Wednesday, in time to play the regular-season finale against the Toronto Raptors. Odom, who signed a deal just for the remainder of this season, hasn’t played in the NBA since the 2012-13 campaign, when he started in two of the 82 contests he participated in for the Los Angeles Clippers. That season he averaged 4.0 points, 5.9 rebounds...
Via Hooped Up
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom Signs Two-Year Deal With Knicks; Second Year Not Guaranteed

PHOTO COURTESY: LAKERNATION.COM With Lamar Odom officially being signed before tonight’s season finale versus the Toronto Raptors, there is one question swirling around the MSG rafters:  Who gets ousted first; Odom or Mike Woodson? While Woodson doesn’t believe he should get fired for this disappointing season, Odom will likely be playing in his only game for New York tonight...
Via New York Sports-Kings
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom Signs With Knicks For Remainder Of The Season

The New York Knicks announced this afternoon that they have signed troubled forward Lamar Odom for the remainder of the season (which, may we remind you, will be over in a matter of hours). It’d be easy to crack jokes about the Knicks signing someone who isn’t going to play in tonight’s season finale, but the Knicks are thinking long-term, as the pickup allows the Knicks first...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Sign Lamar Odom To Two-Year Deal

The New York Knicks signed Lamar Odom just 45 minutes before the deadline on a two-year deal. The Knicks will have an option on Odom's contract for the 14-15 season.
Via RealGM
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks Sign Lamar Odom For The Remainder Of The Season

The New York Knicks announced Wednesday that they have officially signed free agent forward Lamar Odom. April 16-NY Knicks President Phil Jackson announced that the team has signed forward Lamar Odom for the remainder of the season.—   (@NY_KnicksPR) April 16, 2014 Though the remainder of the Knicks’ season is limited to Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Raptors at Madison...
Via NESN.com
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom nearing deal with New York Knicks for next season

Now that Phil Jackson has arrived in New York, he is working on a deal with one of his former players, free agent Lamar Odom, which is expected to be completed this week. Odom played some of his best years under Jackson in Los Angeles, including receiving the Sixth Man of the Year award in 2011, but has been out of the NBA for some time due to off-court issues. He recently played...
Via Celtics Life
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Knicks to sign Lamar Odom?

There may not be a player in recent NBA history whose career has taken a downturn as quickly and dramatically as Lamar Odom's has, but it appears as though he may not be done just yet.According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the New York Knicks are trying to consummate a deal with Odom prior to the end of the NBA's regular season on Wednesday. The deal would put Odom on the Knicks' roster...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom and the greatest cup of coffee

Some guys get to the league and don’t get to stay very long. Some guys are Lamar Odom. In what might be perhaps the greatest cup of coffee in league history, the Knicks are preparing to sign Lamar Odom ahead of tonight’s game against the Nets to play in the final two games of the season. That is right, a non-Playoff team is signing a free agent for just two games. Sure, it is...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom and the greatest cup of coffee

Some guys get to the league and don’t get to stay very long. Some guys are Lamar Odom. In what might be perhaps the greatest cup of coffee in league history, the Knicks are preparing to sign Lamar Odom ahead of tonight’s game against the Nets to play in the final two games of the season. That is right, a non-Playoff team is signing a free agent for just two games. Sure, it is...
Via Bloguin Best
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom will reportedly sign with Knicks

Phil Jackson could be on the verge of making his first roster move since taking over as president of the New York Knicks, and it involves a familiar face. According to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, Lamar Odom is expected to sign with the Knicks this week. By signing Odom before the 2013-2014 season officially ends, the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom to the Knicks nearly done

Lamar Odom is close to signing with the Knicks New York native Lamar Odom and the New York Knicks are very close of getting a deal done according to sources. Ideally, the Knicks will look to sign Odom before the regular season ends Wednesday, so that they can have him for an unguaranteed second year for next season. Via ESPN: Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are progressing toward...
Via Pass The Pill
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom, Knicks Close To Deal With Team Option For Next Season

Lamar Odom and the New York Knicks are nearing a deal that includes a team option for next season, according to sources. Odom is expected to sign this week, barring any unforeseen snags. By signing Odom to a non-guaranteed contract for next season, the Knicks would want to use the extra time to see if they can get the veteran forward to the point where he could be worthy of a roster...
Via RealGM
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: New York Knicks Interested In Signing Lamar Odom

ESPN’s Marc Stein, citing sources, is reporting that the New York Knicks have expressed interest in signing Lamar Odom for the rest of the season. Going online now: ESPN sources say Knicks weighing whether to sign Lamar Odom before regular season ends next week— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 11, 2014 Among options being considered by Knicks is signing Odom to deal w/team...
Via NESN.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Considering Signing Lamar Odom

The New York Knicks are weighing whether to sign Lamar Odom before the end of the regular season, according to sources. Odom could sign a contract that includes a team option for next season, which would allow the Knicks to monitor the veteran forward in the offseason. Odom reportedly met with Phil Jackson during a recent game. Odom had signed overseas earlier in the year but left the club.
Via RealGM
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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