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Apr 16, 2014
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Knicks sign F Lamar Odom.

Mavs finally pay off debt in Lamar Odom deal

MEMPHIS -- Because Chicago and Toronto both lost their final regular season game Wednesday, the Dallas Mavericks finally were able to pay off their debt in the woeful Lamar Odom deal. The pick from the 2011 trade with the Los...
New York Post Apr 16, 2014

Lamar Odom is officially a Knick … for at least one game

Troubled power forward Lamar Odom was officially signed Wednesday for the final game of the regular season in Phil Jackson’s first personnel move. The idea is for the Knicks to...

Phil begins rebuild with an old friend

NEW YORK -- Phil Jackson’s first signing as team president is an indicator of one way he will try to improve the team. By bringing Queens product Lamar Odom to New York, Jackson is trying to improve the New York Knicks with a low-risk, cheap move. The Knicks signed Odom prior to the regular-season finale against Toronto to a two-year deal. A source told ESPNNewYork.com’s Ian Begley that the deal is guaranteed for the remainder of the season, which concludes Wednesday, and contains a non-guaranteed option for next season.
Newsday Apr 16, 2014

Knicks sign Lamar Odom

The Knicks have signed former NBA champion Lamar Odom, who was out of the league this season.
Posting and Toasting Apr 16, 2014
Lamar Odom is a Knick

Lamar Odom is a Knick

SAVE US LAMAR There it is, at the last possible second: April 16-NY Knicks President Phil Jackson announced that the team has signed forward Lamar Odom for the remainder of the season. — NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) April 16, 2014 As has been established: Odom has a back injury and will not play for the Knicks this season (tonight). The Knicks will work with him this summer and, if he looks good, pick up a second-year option so he'll be in the fold next year. Here's confirmation of that: Lamar Odom's contract w/Knicks is a 2-year deal, per source. Second year is nonguaranteed. —...
New York Daily News Apr 16, 2014
Odom expected to sign with Knicks; Woodson decision as early as Thursday

Odom expected to sign with Knicks; Woodson decision as early as Thursday

Lamar Odom’s first workout with the Knicks on Thursday could be a window into Phil Jackson’s immediate plans for Mike Woodson and his coaching staff. Odom, the veteran forward and Queens native, was expected to sign a contract with the Knicks either Wednesday or Thursday and begin training at the Knicks practice facility in Greenburgh immediately.
New York Daily News Apr 16, 2014
Knicks still mull Odom for finale

Knicks still mull Odom for finale

Phil Jackson and the Knicks are just about out of time if they want to keep up with Lamar Odom. ESPN reported the Knicks still were considering using their available roster spot to sign the troubled former Laker and reality-TV star, who won two titles under Jackson in L.A., for Wednesday’s season finale.

Report: Knicks may sign Lamar Odom before end of the season

Lamar Odom may soon be a Knick. (Jim McIsaac/ Sport) The Knicks’ first formal order of business under new management may come just before the bell tolls on their disappointing season. Only a single game remains on New York’s schedule, but Marc Stein of ESPN.com reported on Tuesday that the team has made progress on […]

Should the Knicks ink Lamar Odom?

The Knicks are on the verge of signing enigmatic forward Lamar Odom, according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein. Is the team making a wise move -- or a mistake? Let's take a look at the pros and cons: Sign him: This is a low-risk, high-reward transaction. If Odom is signed before Wednesday's deadline, he will be with the Knicks for two months before free agency. The team will then have time to evaluate him and determine whether he can get in shape -- both physically and mentally -- to contribute in 2014-15.
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Stein: Knicks "near deal" with Lamar Odom

It does indeed sound like the Knicks will use their 15th spot to bring in Lamar Odom, essentially as a loophole offseason acquisition. From Marc Stein: Sources told ESPN.com that the Knicks are on course, barring an unforeseen snag, to formally sign Odom this week in a move that would put him on their roster immediately and, more importantly, include an unguaranteed second year for next season. Structuring the deal this way, after a tumultuous 12 months for one of Jackson's favorite players when they worked together with the Los Angeles Lakers, would give the Knicks two months before free...
Posting and Toasting Apr 15, 2014

Knicks considering signing Lamar Odom

Like, for this season. The Knicks have an open roster spot, but there's no point adding anyone with three games left to play, least of all a veteran whose career has been sidetracked by all sorts of nonse-- Oh? Going online now: ESPN sources say Knicks weighing whether to sign Lamar Odom before regular season ends next week — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 11, 2014 Why? I mean, Phil Jackson (who hung out with Odom at a game last week), but still: why? Update: Here's the full story: Sources told ESPN.com that the Knicks, at the behest of new team president Phil Jackson, have been...

Carlisle not concerned about losing a draft pick

DALLAS -- The dreaded acquisition of Lamar Odom three years ago could come back to haunt the Dallas Mavericks -- again. While Odom basically was a no-show in less than a season with the Mavs, the deal may end up...
New York Post Apr 12, 2014

Phil Jackson could sign ex-Laker Lamar Odom

TORONTO — Knicks president Phil Jackson met with former Laker Lamar Odom 10 days ago at the Garden during halftime of the game against the Nets, and now is reportedly...
New York Daily News Apr 11, 2014
Report: Knicks interested in signing Lamar Odom

Report: Knicks interested in signing Lamar Odom

Phil Jackson is considering signing Lamar Odom, the Queens native who is trying rebuild his career and personal life. ESPN, citing unnamed sources, reported that the Knicks are interested in signing the veteran forward to a deal that would include an option for next season.

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