facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Lamar Odom parts with the Mavericks

April 9, 2012 at 4:46 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
DALLAS, April 9 (UPI) -- Lamar Odom and the Dallas Mavericks are parting ways in an agreement that would allow the Mavs to trade him at the end of the season, ESPN.com reported.

Sources told ESPN the Mavericks and Odom worked out an agreement Sunday that allows Odom to leave the team without being released.

Odom has had a rocky season in Dallas following his trade in December from the Los Angeles Lakers. He averaged just 6.6 points and 4.1 rebounds in 20.5 minutes per game while shooting 35.2 percent from the field.

"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 to ESPN.com.

"I'm sorry that things didn't work out better for both of us, but I wish the Mavs' organization, my teammates and Dallas fans nothing but continued success in the defense of their championship."

ESPN.com said the Mavericks plan to list him as inactive for the rest of the season but will not release him, which means he could still be traded after the season.

Topics: Lamar Odom
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat' Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat'
2
NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension
3
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
4
Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out
5
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback