Will Lamar Odom Step into the Spotlight in Game 7 of the NBA Finals?

June 17th, 2010 by Kevin Lindsey Leave a reply »

Game Seven of the NBA Finals could be the big stage upon which Lamar Odom finally steps into the spotlight. 

Odom is arguably the most talented player on the Los Angeles Lakers team other than Kobe Bryant.  Drafted into the league with the fourth overall pick by the cross-town rival Clippers, Odom was expected to be that rare player who would make a huge impact in the league as Lamar was a big man who could handle the rock and pass like a guard.

Odom’s star shone brightly in his first year in the league as he was selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2000, averaging 16 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists a game.  The sky appeared to be the limit for Odom to become a star and collect a shelf full of trophies and awards for his individual accomplishments.

Would Odom lead the league is scoring or rebounding? Would Odom become a perennial all-star?  Could Lamar win a most valuable player award?

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