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Lamar Odom

FINISHED in Dallas

4/9/2012 7:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Stick a fork in Lamar Odom ... 'cause he's officially DONE in Dallas.

Odom released a statement explaining he will "step away from the team" ... effective immediately.

He added, "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."

According to ESPN, Odom will leave the team ASAP ... but he will not be cut.

Instead, Odom will be listed as "inactive" for the rest of the season ... which means he could still be traded after the season.

Odom has been downright atrocious this season -- he's put up career low numbers and just hasn't appeared motivated on the court.

Sucks even worse for his wife Khloe Kardashian ... because the couple had just leased a condo in Dallas and had planned to begin shooting footage for the family reality show.


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Still plenty of $$$ to be made --- Belly Bandit Kourtney Kardashian Limited Edition - black size: large

838 days ago

terrell m    

that show is screwing with his focus.. you can't practice when you have to wait for the camera's to get in position for a good angle. come on lamar you still got fans that believe in you (AS A BALL PLAYER) not as a reality tv star!

838 days ago

DeJanel Freeman    

OMG this is crazy!! Can Lamar get a break? The Lakers should have never traded him...smh

838 days ago


Yes, Lamar is a casualty of the Kardashian Fame Whore Empire!

838 days ago

Tracie Hall    

While I like khole and i believe its plain to see she loves lamar with all her heart,when he got traded from the lakers i wondered how much of all the reality stuff had to do with it,Theres no room in professional sports for reality Tv,they are paid a great deal of money,sports fans are not at all interested in the drama that comes with that show.Just a suggestion but if you love your husband ,Khloe and want him to have his career it should be a seperate entity from all the reality stuff,if it keeps up he will not play for any team!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

837 days ago


If anything, he would divorce her. Another attempted castration by the K's. His career means nothing in comparison to their insatiable quest for fame. Did I say fame? Notoriety. MaMa is very close to a criminal.

837 days ago


Rootin for ya Lamar...come back to LA and play for the Clippers since the Lakers betrayed you and Dallas sucks anyway. Dallas is horrible with or without you as they prob wont even make it to the playoffs! Wish you the best of luck and get out of that sh#tty state!!

837 days ago

joseph bloseph    

Kardashian curse: ruining careers of talented black men. OJ was bad karma.

837 days ago


@mebrat can you read? it says they LEASED an apartment which basically means they are renting it! Dumbass

836 days ago


Wow..... You must all be so perfect!! Must be great to be you's! Shame on all of you for all your nasty comments! You don't know the details you just read this stuff in gossip mags and then rant and bi**h about them! You baffle me!

835 days ago


Odom will still be able to play in the NBA! All of the comments about the " Kardashian Curse" does not apply, since Khloe is a Simpson, not a Kardashian! If the DNA fits, you must acquit!!

835 days ago

Just Saying    

What crack head you know pack bags to go on a crack binge? This is the Kardickens trying to smear this man's name because he may have slept around on Khloe. I guarantee you they will not try to pull this sh@t on Kanye.

334 days ago


What? Is it hard to play b ball whilst on crack?

334 days ago
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