Lamar Odom

Position: Forward
Height: 6í10Ē (209 cm)
Weight: 230 lbs. (104 kg)
NBA Team: Dallas Mavericks
School: University of Rhode Island

USA BASKETBALL NOTES

  • Gold Medal: 2010 FIBA World Championship.
  • Bronze Medal: 2004 Olympic Games.
  • Named a finalist for the 2012 USA Menís Olympic Team on Jan. 16, 2012.
  • Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team that finished 9-0 and won gold, the USAís first world championship since 1994.
  • Named co-captain of the 2010 USA World Championaship Team.
  • Started in all nine World Championship games and averaged 7.1 ppg., a team-high 7.7 rpg., shot 53.8 percent from the field, 75.0 percent (3-4 3pt FGs) from 3-point and swatted six shots.
  • Finished as the USAís leaded in rebounds in its last four games, averaged 10.3 rpg. during the stretch.
  • Finished with 15 points (7-9 FGs) and 11 rebounds in gold medal game victory over Turkey; recorded 13 points and 10 rebounds in semifinals win over Lithuania; credited with six points and 12 rebounds in quarterfinals win over Russia; finished with nine points and eight rebounds in eighth-finals win over Angola.
  • Member of the 2010 USA Menís National Team that finished 4-0 in its pre-World Championship tour. Averaged 5.5 ppg., a team second-best 6.5 rpg.1.8 spg and shot 52.6 percent from the field.
  • Posted 12 points and nine boards in the USAís 86-85 exhibition game win against Spain.
  • In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, helped lead the USA White Team to a 114-96 victory and recorded two points, six rebounds, three assists and one steal in 16 minutes of action.
  • Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Menís National Team on Feb. 10, 2010.
  • Was unable to participate in the 2007 USA Senior National Team training camp after having surgery on his left shoulder in May 2007.
  • It was announced July 13 that for personal reasons he was unable to attend the 2006 USA Menís Senior National Team training camp.
  • Named on March 5, 2006, to the 2006-2008 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team.
  • As a member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic basketball team that finished 5-3 and won the bronze medal, played in and started all eight of the USA's Olympic games, averaged 9.3 ppg., 5.8 rpg., 1.4 apg., 2.0 spg., and shot 56.9 percent from the field.
  • Recorded 14 points and seven rebounds in USA's 104-96 win over Lithuania (8/28/2004) in the bronze medal game, had 14 points and eight rebounds in 89-81 semifinals loss to Argentina (8/27/2004).
  • As a member of the 2004 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team that compiled a 5-1 record in its pre-Olympic training, played and started in all six games and averaged 6.7 ppg., 4.5 rpg., and shot 51.5 percent from the field.
  • Named to the 2004 USA Basketball Senior National Team on July 8, 2004.
  • Accepted an invitation to participate in the 1999 USA Basketball Men's National Team Trials, however, withdrew after deciding to make himself eligible for the 1999 NBA Draft.

NBA HONORS

  • Finished fifth in 2010 NBA Sixth Man award voting.
  • Won the NBA's Community Assist Award in May of 2004.
  • Named to the 1999-2000 All-Rookie first team.
  • Participated in the 2001 Rookie Challenge Game during the 2001 All-Star Weekend and aided the Sophomore Team to a 121-113 win. Started and played 24 minutes while recording 12 points (5-9 FGs), 7 rebounds, 3assists and 2 steals.
  • Selected to play in the 2000 Rookie Challenge Game at All-Star Weekend and finished with 15 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 blocks in 28 minutes.
  • Named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month for March 2004; NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for March 2-8, 2004; NBA Co- Rookie of the Month for November 1999.

NBA MILESTONES

    <.i> Scored 12,000th career point versus Dallas (3/31/11), becoming the 23rd player in NBA history to reach 12,000 points, 7,000 rebounds and 3,000 assists and the 9th fastest to do so in terms of games (821).
  • Recorded his 6,000th career rebound versus New Orleans (12/1/09).
  • Became the 8th player in NBA history to reach 6,000 rebounds and 3,000 assists in as few as 717 career games (Bird, Webber,Garnett, Robertson, Abdul-Jabbar, Chamberlain, Baylor.) versus Portland (2/6/10).
  • His 616 defensive rebounds were the second highest single- season total in Miami franchise history, his 776 total rebounds marked the fourth best in team history and his 37 double-doubles rank tied for fifth on Miami's all-time single-season list.
  • Was the only player in the NBA in 2000-01 to lead his team in points, rebounds, blocks, steals and minutes per game and was the first player in Clipper history to do so.

NBA NOTES

  • Completed in 2011-12 his 13th NBA season, first with the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Traded by the Los Angeles Lakers to the Dallas Mavericks on Dec. 11, 2011.
  • Has played in 879 games, started 682 games in his career and is averaging 14.2 ppg., 8.6 rpg., 3.9 apg., 1.0 bpg., 0.9 spg., while shooting 46.5 percent from the field, 31.7 percent from 3-point and 69.6 percent from the foul line.
  • Has appeared in 102 career postseason games, holding career playoff averages of 13.5 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 2.5 apg., 1.0 bpg., while shooting 49.2 percent from the floor.
  • Boasts of career highs of 34 points (2 times), 22 rebounds (2 times), 12 assists (3 times). 9 blocked shots (Vancouver 12/23/00) and 5 steals (2 times).
  • Played in 50 games in 2011-12, averaged 20.5 minutes, 6.6 ppg., 4.2 rpg., 1.7 apg., shot 35.2 percent from the field, 25.2 percent from 3-point and 59.2 percent from the foul line.
  • Helped lead the Lakers in 2009-10 to a Western Conference best 57-25 regular season record, the Pacific Division title and the 2010 NBA championship.
  • Played in all 23 LA Lakers 2009-10 Playoff games and averaged 9.7 ppg., 8.6 rpg. and 2.0 apg.
  • Played in all 82 games and started 38 games in 2009-10, averaged 31.5 minutes, 10.8 ppg., 9.8 rpg., 3.3 apg., 0.7 bpg., 0.9 spg., shot 46.3 percent from the field, 31.9 percent from 3-point and 69.3 percent from the foul line.
  • Finished 2009-10 ranked 6th in the NBA in total rebounds, 9th in defensive rebounding, 11th in rebounding, 27th in double-doubles (25), 28th in offensive rebounding, 45th in assists, 46 in efficiency ranking (18) and 49th in minutes played.
  • Traded by the Miami Heat on July 14, 2004, to the Los Angeles Lakers in a trade that also involved Caron Butler, Brian Grant and a future first round draft pick from the Miami Heat in exchange for Laker center Shaquille OíNeal.
  • Signed with the Miami Heat as a free agent on Aug. 27, 2003, after four seasons with the L.A. Clippers.
  • Owns the Clippers' single-season rookie records for minutes played (2,767) and free throws made (302), also holds the franchise's rookie single-game record for free throws made (14 at Seattle, Apr. 19, 2000).
  • Drafted in the first round, No. 4 overall, of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • Became an early entry candidate after one collegiate season at the University of Rhode Island.

COLLEGIATE NOTES

  • Played one season (1998-99) at the University of Rhode Island. Played and started in 32 games, averaged 17.6 ppg., 9.4 rpg. and 3.8 apg., shot 48.2 percent from the floor and 33.3 percent from 3-point.
  • Team finished 23-10, advanced to the NCAA Tournament and won the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
  • Was named All-America honorable mention by The Associated Press, Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, MVP of the Atlantic 10 Tournament, Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team, All-Atlantic 10 Conference first team and was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week a record 10 times.
  • Also earned NABC District I All-American, All-ECAC first team and ECAC Rookie of the Year.
  • Recorded a near triple-double (19 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists) in his first game against TCU (11/9/98).
  • Originally signed a grant-in-aid with UNLV but sat out the 1997-98 season after transferring from UNLV.

PERSONAL NOTES

  • Born November 6, 1979, in Jamaica, New York.
  • Full name is Lamar Joseph Odom.
  • Has a daughter Destiny and a son Lamar, Jr.
  • Was raised by his grandmother after his mother passed way when he was 12.
  • Wears #7 because it is his grandmotherís lucky number.
  • Played three seasons at Christ the King (Queens, N.Y.) and played as a senior at Redemption Christian Academy (Troy, N.Y. ) before attending St. Thomas Aquinas (Conn.).
  • Named by Parade Magazine 1997 National Prep Player of the Year after averaging 25 ppg., 17 rpg., 12 apg. and 5.0 bpg. during his senior season at Redemption Christian Academy.
  • Named a McDonald's All-American as a senior and New York Daily News Player of the Year in 1999.
  • Scored 36 points in the Catholic League championship game as a 15-year-old sophomore, breaking the individual championship scoring record established by Lew Alcindor and tied by current NBA players Kenny Anderson and Felipe Lopez.
USA Basketball Statistics
TEAM G/S FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2010 WC
9 /9
28- 52
.538
3- 4
.750
5- 10
.500
69/ 7.7
64/ 7.1
0.4
0.7
0.6
2010 MNT
4/ 2
10- 19
.526
0- 4
.000
2- 7
.286
26/ 6.5
22/ 5.5
0.8
0.8
2.3
2010 MNTX
1/ 1
1- 4
.250
0- 1
.000
0- 0
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6/ 6.0
2/ 2.0
3.0
1.0
1.0
2004 OLY
8/ 8
29- 51
.569
4- 8
.500
12- 23
.522
46/ 5.8
74/ 9.3
1.4
0.6
2.0
2004 SNT
6/ 6
17- 33
.515
1- 6
.167
5- 12
.417
27/ 4.5
40/ 6.7
0.8
0.8
0.7
Totals
28/26
85-159
.535
8- 23
.348
24- 52
.462
174/ 6.2
202/ 7.2
0.9
0.7
1.2
  • 2010 WC- 2010 USA World Championship Team (the USA finished 9-0 and won the gold medal and qualified the U.S. men for the 2012 Olympics).
  • 2010 MNT- 2010 USA Basketball National Team (the USA compiled a 4-0 record).
  • 2010 MNTX - 2010 USA Basketball Showcase USA White Team (the USA White Team defeated the USA Blue Team 114-96).
  • 2004 OLY - 2004 U.S. Olympic Games Team, Athens, Greece (the USA finished 5-3 and won the bronze medal).
  • 2004 SNT - 2004 USA Basketball Senior National Team (the USA compiled a 5-1 record in exhibition games).
NBA Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2011-12
50/ 4
123-349
.352
28-111
.252
58- 98
.592
208/ 4.2
332/ 6.6
1,7
0.4
0.4
2010-11
82/ 35
473- 893
.530
68- 178
.382
166- 246
.675
710/ 8.7
1180/ 14.4
3.0
0.7
0.6
2009-10
82/ 38
342-739
.463
58-182
.319
140- 202
.693
802/ 9.8
882/ 10.8
3.3
0.7
0.9
2008-09
78/ 32
346- 703
.492
33- 103
.320
160- 257
.623
637/ 8.2
885/ 11.3
2.6
1.3
1.0
2007-08
77/ 77
417- 795
.525
31- 113
.274
229- 328
.698
819/10.6
1094/ 14.2
3.5
0.9
1.0
2006-07
56/ 56
319- 681
.468
54- 182
.297
198- 283
.700
547/ 9.8
890/ 15.9
4.8
0.6
1.0
2005-06
80/ 80
445- 925
.481
80- 215
.372
216- 313
.690
738/ 9.2
1186/ 14.8
5.5
0.8
0.9
2004-05
64/ 64
366- 774
.473
36- 117
.308
207- 298
.695
653/10.2
975/ 15.2
3.7
1.0
0.7
2003-04
80/ 80
485-1127
.430
61- 205
.298
340- 458
.742
776/ 9.7
1371/ 17.1
4.1
0.9
1.1
2002-03
49/ 47
268- 611
.4.39
42- 129
.326
136- 175
.777
326/ 6.7
714/ 14.6
3.6
0.8
0.9
2001-02
29/ 25
151- 360
.419
16- 84
.190
61- 93
.656
176/ 6.1
379/ 13.1
5.9
1.2
0.8
2000-01
76/ 74
481-1046
.460
80- 253
.316
262- 386
.679
592/ 7.8
1304/ 17.2
5.2
1.6
1.0
1999-00
76/ 70
449-1024
.438
59- 164
.360
302- 420
.719
595/ 7.8
1259/ 16.6
4.2
1.2
1.2
Totals
879/682
4665-10,027
.465
646-2036
.317
2475-3557
.696
7579/ 8.6
12,451/ 14.2
3.9
1.0
0.9
College Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
1998-99
32/32
203-421
.482
33-100
.333
125-182
.667
302/ 9.4
564/ 17.6
3.8
1.5
0.8