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Old 04-10-2012, 06:54 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by DonMughal View Post
Where does it say he requested to go to Dallas? I don't remember seeing that, I just remember he didn't want to stay with the Lakers. There is really no reason to under-perform then.
Odom's representatives pushed for the trade to Dallas after it became known that the Lakers had agreed to trade Odom to the league-owned New Orleans Hornets as part of a Chris Paul blockbuster that was ultimately vetoed by NBA commissioner David Stern in his role as the Hornets' lead decision-maker.
Dallas Mavericks, Lamar Odom to sever ties immediately - ESPN Dallas
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