Lamar Odom

Lamar Odom

Professional Basketball Player

Lamar Joseph Odom is an American professional basketball forward with the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year and won two NBA championships as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Odom played college basketball for the Rhode Island Rams before being drafted in the first round with the fourth overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1999 NBA Draft.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Lamar Odom.


1979 Birth Born on November 6, 1979.


As a high school player, Odom received national player of the year honors from Parade in 1997. … Read More
1999 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Odom played one season for the Rams in the Atlantic 10 Conference, where he averaged 17.6 points per game and led the Rams to the conference championship in 1999. … Read More


2000 20 Years Old 1 More Event
He was named to the 2000 NBA All-Rookie First Team.
2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2004 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Odom played on the United States national team, winning a bronze medal in the Olympics in 2004 and gold in the FIBA World Championship (known later as the World Cup) in 2010.
2005 25 Years Old In the first half of 2005–06, Odom displayed inconsistency while playing with the Lakers. … Read More
2006 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Battling injuries, Odom was limited to 56 games in 2006–07, but finished with an average of 15.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. … Read More
2007 27 Years Old After young center Andrew Bynum went down with a knee injury during the 2007–08 season, and Pau Gasol was acquired by the Lakers midseason, Odom played well, averaging 15.3 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 assists per game. … Read More
2008 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Odom's numbers were down in the Finals, however, where he averaged 13.5 points, 9. rebounds and 3. assists per game, with the Lakers losing in the 2008 NBA Finals to the Boston Celtics.
…  As a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA), he won NBA championships in 2009 and 2010 and was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011.


The investment would pay off as Odom would play a crucial role for the Lakers on the way to another NBA Championship, with the Lakers winning over the Boston Celtics in the 2010 NBA Finals.
2011 31 Years Old On December 11, 2011, Odom was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, the defending NBA champions, for a first-round draft pick and an $8.9 million trade exception after NBA commissioner David Stern vetoed a proposed three-team trade that would have sent Odom and Houston Rockets teammates Kevin Martin, Luis Scola, and Goran Dragić to the New Orleans Hornets; Chris Paul to the Lakers; and Pau Gasol to the Houston Rockets. … Read More
On March 2, 2012, Odom was assigned to the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League. … Read More
2013 - 2014 4 More Events
Divorce papers were signed by both parties in July 2015; however, the divorce did not receive final approval from a judge before being dismissed by request in October 2015.
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