Odom comes up big for Lakers again

oooodomL.A. Times: It was another big effort by Lamar Odom, another game in which he was a force for the Lakers, another game in which he was a difference maker.

Odom produced yet another double-double for the Lakers on Monday night against the Utah Jazz, scoring 26 points and grabbing 15 rebounds.

His play went a long way in helping the Lakers defeat the Jazz, 107-96, in Game 5 of the Western Conference playoff series at Staples Center.

His play in the first round went a long way in helping the Lakers win the best-of-seven series, 4-1.

“I play my game,” Odom said. “I shot the ball well from the outside. That helped me. Especially at the power forward position, guys are reluctant to come out to kind of guard me on the outside because of my shot. I can put pressure on them.

“I just want to win.”

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  • WifelovesLuke

    LO said it best “I just want to win.”

    LO is going to present problems in the series with the Rockets and the winner of the Mavs / Nuggets. Hell, he’s even going to cause big time problems for the Cavs. Kobe gets the 1st unit going and LO keeps the momentum with the 2nd unit. Sweet!

  • lalball81

    Where are all the O-Dumb comments now?

  • http://www.otrbasketball.com/forums/ Nissan

    Our 2nd best player in the first round.

  • let there be light

    Once again ima say it. L.O.7 is a Beast. He wants that ring and that contract(hahaha). so keep it goin LO.

  • let there be light

    LAMAR ODOM = PASSION

    Bynum = Laziness, selfishness

  • http://whoisepik.com EPIK16

    Bynum’s just young ..cut him a little slack-but LAMAR IS kickin some serious @ss!!!GO LAKERS

  • http://www.keyshop.org Makaveli3

    Glad to see lamar doing his thing. Thats what I like to see odom doing every game or at least most of his games.

  • zgum

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    you hit the mark right there!