Following a trade to the Dallas Mavericks, a demotion to the D-League as well as an emotional year for the former L.A. Lakers.
“Looks like the deal is done and Lamar is a Clipper,” revealed an insider.
“He and Khloe are so excited! This is just what they wanted.”
Added the source,
“Lamar is so relieved. Now they can be with family and work on starting their own family.”
On Friday, sources told the Associated Pressthat Odom was part of a three-team deal between the Dallas Mavericks, Clippers, and Utah Jazz. Now that it’s official, he’ll be playing once again for the team that drafted him back in 1999.
And it’s been reported that he’ll make $8.2 million this year.
In December 2011, the 32-year-old was traded from the Lakers to the Mavericks, though he was dropped just four months later after he failed to perform.
Now that they will be staying in L.A, it may give Odom’s career a boost as well as allow for the couple to be able to make progress on starting a family of their own.
“They really want to have a baby and are trying everything,” an insider confided to Us Weekly in May. “Now that they’re back home . . . they can work on that more. Privately.”