CLICK ON LINE MOVEMENTS FOR COMPLETE LINE MOVEMENT INFORMATION
Refresh  
  Page last updated on Sun Dec 04 07:14:51 EST 2016
TOP NEWS
ODOM DEFENDS HIMSELF FROM MAVS FANS
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 01:34 PM EDT

His infamous 1-point, one-rebound, one-assist game against the L.A Lakers last week earned him boos from the home crowd and radically lessened playing time since, but Lamar Odom claimed that Dallas Mavericks fans are misreading him if they believe he does not wish to play for their team.

He claimed that getting booed was “a little confusing and a bit hurtful,” and that he has been up front regarding his situation since the day he arrived in Dallas from the Lakers in a surprising December trade that amounted to a salary dump for L.A. NFL scores.

“Well, I haven’t ever been booed in my life, so if it is to the point that I’m playing a basketball game at home and I am getting booed then I would say, no disrespect, but perhaps I believe folk took things the wrong way,” Odom announced after practice at the American Airlines Center. “I admitted I was unfit for a number of different reasons when I came into camp. I confessed what I had been thru ; I was fair about how my summer went, how I sort of left the game with all I went through, and I think folk just took it the wrong way, like I had a reason not to be here or if I didn’t want to be here.

“I believe people took that the wrong way and the very next thing I know I am making an attempt to come out of a slump and I check into a game and I’m getting booed. I am not really used to that.”

Odom’s most recent downturn with the Mavs includes last year’s Sixth Man of the Year looking totally lost against his old team in recording 1 point, one rebound and one assist in 24 minutes, then being benched for the entirety of Friday night’s loss at San Antonio. Then followed a scoreless, 2-rebound effort in only 13 minutes during Saturday’s 101-99 overtime win at Houston.

Previous to that game, Odom had an one-to-one talk in the locker room with owner Mark Cuban while almost all of the team huddled around the TV to catch a couple of minutes of March Madness.

“It was beneficial. It’s always good to talk man-to-man,” Odom related. “He is very near to the team so obviously you can see he gives 100% so any time that an issue comes up to be well placed to talk to the proprietor is a fairly big deal. I advocate him for that.”

Odom, averaging extreme career lows with 6.8 points and 4.3 rebounds, declared the boos hurt more than made him angry.

The Mavs are keen, even desperate, for one of the roles to become a strong contributor in the final month of the season and into the postseason. But, Odom’s trending in the wrong direction. NFL spreads.

Since scoring 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting at Phoenix on March 8, Odom has scored 23 total points in his last 8 games played, shooting 9-for-42 from the field. He’s made more than one basket in just one of his last 7 games.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
FOOTBALL: 11/1/2016 - 2/5/2017
BASKETBALL 11/10/2016 - 12/12/2016
HOCKEY 11/10/2016 - 12/12/2016
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Green Bay Packers
2
Denver Broncos
3
Oakland Raiders
4
Buffalo Bills
5
New England Patriots
12/04/2016
Spain - ACBBASKONIA VITORIA GASTEIZ at REAL BETIS ENERGIA PLUS03:30 AM PST
Spain - ACBMONTAKIT FUENLABRADA at REAL MADRID03:30 AM PST
Spain - ACBIBEROSTAR TENERIFE at TECNYCONTA ZARAGOZA03:30 AM PST
Spain - ACBMORABANC ANDORRA at MOVISTAR ESTUDIANTES09:00 AM PST
Germany BBLRATIOPHARM ULM at WALTER TIGERS TUBINGEN09:00 AM PST
Germany BBLSCIENCE CITY JENA at BROSE BAMBERG09:00 AM PST
Italy Lega ACONSULTINVEST PESARO at VANOLI CREMONA09:15 AM PST
Italy Lega AAUXILIUM CUS TORINO at GIORGIO TESI GROUP PISTOIA09:15 AM PST
Italy Lega AGERMANI BASKET BRESCIA at PASTA REGGIA CASERTA09:15 AM PST
Spain - ACBHERBALIFE GRAN CANARIA at FC BARCELONA LASSA09:30 AM PST
France - Pro APARIS LEVALLOIS at AS MONACO09:30 AM PST
Spain - ACBUNICAJA MALAGA at ICL BASQUET MANRESA10:00 AM PST
NFLHouston Texans vs Green Bay Packers10:00 AM PST
NFLPhiladelphia Eagles vs Cincinnati Bengals10:00 AM PST
NFLDetroit Lions vs New Orleans Saints10:00 AM PST
NFLDenver Broncos vs Jacksonville Jaguars10:00 AM PST
NFLMiami Dolphins vs Baltimore Ravens10:00 AM PST
NFLSan Francisco 49ers vs Chicago Bears10:00 AM PST
NFLKansas City Chiefs vs Atlanta Falcons10:00 AM PST
NFLLos Angeles Rams vs New England Patriots10:00 AM PST
Italy Lega AEA7-EMPORIO ARMANI MILANO at DOLOMITI ENERGIA TRENTO11:45 AM PST
NFLBuffalo Bills vs Oakland Raiders1:05 PM PST
NFLWashington Redskins vs Arizona Cardinals1:25 PM PST
NFLNew York Giants vs Pittsburgh Steelers1:25 PM PST
NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers vs San Diego Chargers1:25 PM PST
NBAOrlando Magic at Detroit Pistons3:00 PM PST
NBANew Orleans Pelicans at Oklahoma City Thunder4:00 PM PST
NBASacramento Kings at New York Knicks4:30 PM PST
NFLCarolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks5:30 PM PST
NBAIndiana Pacers at Los Angeles Clippers6:30 PM PST
12/05/2016
NFLIndianapolis Colts vs New York Jets5:30 PM PST

x