Report: Lamar Odom back with Lakers
Lamar Odom will stay with the Lakers, ESPN is reporting, citing "an NBA source."
The reported terms: It's a four-year deal, with the final year being a club option. Total potential value to Odom: $33 million.
The deal could not immediately be confirmed through the Lakers, Odom or his agent, Jeff Schwartz.
Odom, who will turn 30 in November, was a key to last season's Lakers championship run. He averaged 11.3 points and 8.2 rebounds with a team-high 98 blocked shots during the regular season, and 12.3 points and 9.1 rebounds during the playoffs.
Odom was also being pursued by the Miami Heat, who offered him $34 million over five years.
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Photo: Lamar Odom speaks at a press conference on June 18. Credit: Jae C. Hong / Associated Press