Sport: Lamar Odom says Mark Cuban heckled and kicked him when he was on the Mavericks - PressFrom - US
  •   
  •   
  •   

SportLamar Odom says Mark Cuban heckled and kicked him when he was on the Mavericks

02:05  12 september  2019
02:05  12 september  2019 Source:   nydailynews.com

'Dancing With the Stars' Season 28 Kicks Off With Some Clear Frontrunners -- See Who's Leading the Pack!

'Dancing With the Stars' Season 28 Kicks Off With Some Clear Frontrunners -- See Who's Leading the Pack! See which stars nailed their first performances in the premiere.

Lamar Odom has an autobiography coming out and an expert appeared in D Magazine. It deals with his time with the Dallas Mavericks during the 2011-2012 season. Odom appeared in 50 games, averaged (then) career-lows and was sent to the D-League.

Lamar Odom Claims Mark Cuban Once Kicked Him And Called Him A ‘Motherf*cker’ During A Lamar Odom spent the penultimate year of his NBA career as a member of the Dallas Mavericks . As Odom tells it, he told Cuban when they first met that he was “not doing well right now,” and while

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban repeatedly heckled and once kicked Lamar Odom in the player’s terrible year as a Maverick, according to an excerpt from Odom’s memoir published in D Magazine.

Lamar Odom says Mark Cuban heckled and kicked him when he was on the Mavericks© Alex Brandon

Odom was bad in Dallas, as he freely admits. Cuban was not exactly understanding. “You’re so f---ing slow and out of shape,” Odom says he yelled during one dead ball. "Waste of f---ing money.”

Then, during what Odom called his “worst game of the season,” he says Cuban kicked him in the shin. Specifically, Odom came out of a game, sat down next to Cuban at the end of the bench. There, the owner kicked him in the shin and yelled “Come on, motherf---er!"

Report: BIG3 MVP Joe Johnson working out for several top contenders

Report: BIG3 MVP Joe Johnson working out for several top contenders Joe Johnson may have just parlayed his excellent season in the BIG3 into another shot in the NBA. Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated reported on Wednesday that the seven-time All-Star is currently in Philadelphia for a workout with the Sixers this week. 

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban isn't holding back about Lamar Odom 's departure from the team. On Monday Khloé Kardashian Odom 's husband told ESPN he was "sorry that things But he still thinks the Mavericks came out on top. "Yeah, I think the winners are us," he said . " He didn't want to play.

Cuban said he knew of Odom 's emotional baggage before trading for him , understanding that was one reason why the Lakers made him available. Odom 's poor effort and production led Mavs president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson to liken relying on him with the season on the line to "going to

“This wasn’t a tap,” Odom writes. He was going to retaliate, but Vince Carter stopped him. And he wasn’t planning on a spirited exchange of words, either: “I can say beyond a shadow of a doubt that Vince Carter saved me from catching a charge and ending my career in disgrace.”

Cuban and Odom’s mutual dislike that 2012 season was well-documented. After the Mavs permanently benched Odom, the owner said “I don’t know that the word’s “cheated.” But did I get my money’s worth? No.” That followed Odom yelling “stop playing games” at Cuban during a halftime confrontation.

As Odom writes, “the worst chapter of my basketball life was over. But my downward spiral would only pick up steam. I was about to spin out of control.” In 2013, he was arrested for DUI, and in 2015, he overdosed at a brothel. Most recently, he’s been attempting a basketball comeback in the Big3.

Trump administration imposes new limits on remittances to Cuba.
Cuban-Americans won't be able to send more than $1,000 to their relatives in Cuba in three consecutive months, according to new regulations published on Friday.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 1
This is interesting!