Laboral Kutxa lands Odom
Laboral Kutxa Vitoria reached an agreement with versatile forward Lamar Odom, who signed a two-month deal with an option to extend it for the remainder of the season, the club announced Tuesday. Odom (2.08 meters, 34 years old) had a long, successful NBA career and is set to make his Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut.
He arrives from Los Angeles Clippers, where he averaged 4.1 points and 5.7 rebounds in 88 NBA games last season, helping his team reach the playoffs. Odom helped Los Angeles Lakers to win back-to-back NBA titles in 2009 and 2010. He has also played for Miami in the NBA. He accumulates 961 regular season and 108 playoffs games, totalling 14,188 points and 9,014 rebounds. Odom has also been a member of the USA national team to which he helped win a gold medal at the 2010 FIBA World Cup. Odom is expected to make his Euroleague debut against Unicaja Malaga in Top 16 Round 8.