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Lamar Odom

STANDING OVATION

at Lakers Homecoming

1/17/2012 5:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Lamar Odom
returned to the Staples Center last night to play the Lakers ... for the first time since he was traded away to the Dallas Mavericks ... and was welcomed by the L.A. fans with a standing ovation.

With his Kardashian wife in the stands ... the crowd erupted when Lamar came out on the court ... even Jack Nicholson got out of his seat to show his respect for the former Lakers star.

Odom dropped 10 points ... but it wasn't enough to propel the Mavs to victory ... 'cause the Lake Show took the victory 73 to 70.

Funny thing is ... Odom was traded away so quickly last month, the Lakers haven't had time to remove his image from the tickets.

After the game, Odom told reporters it felt "surreal" to get ready in the visitors locker room ... but explained, "It gave me energy."

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61.

Karl     

These arrogant people make me sick to my stomach, make a big spectacle over nothing. sports,celebs and the music industry are all overrated in America.

1018 days ago
62.

TJ    

Bruce looks ecstatic in the photo.He is a happy camper! Why not? His money maker has provided a life of ease,luxury and comfort for the former Olympic champ(1976),for the rest of his life.Interestingly ,there has been no denials of the cross dressing allegations? I doubt that he would fake cancer,whoever said that,really!

1018 days ago
63.

Carl    

Love Lamar but the kardashian women make me sick they think there better than everyone and if there whore sister kim hadnt been a slut and make that tape who would know them there all gold digging whores

1017 days ago
64.

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1013 days ago
65.

GLNOnline    

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1013 days ago
66.

Mee    

Standing or not standing he is no longer a Laker.
Bunch of hypocrite DRAMA QUEENS on their feet!!

973 days ago
67.

Patsy    

Lamaer was taken off la lakers because there cant be two stars,Coby or Lamaer guess who they kept.Coby cant let Lamaer out shine him, but lamaer has more class in one fingeer than Coby will ever have

948 days ago
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