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    Lakers Trade Lamar Odom to Mavs

    Los Angeles Lakers' Lamar Odom pauses on the floor after he was ejected for fouling Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki during the second half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA playoff basketball series, Sunday, May 8, 2011, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 122-86, sweeping the series. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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    The Los Angeles Lakers upended both the basketball and reality-television worlds Sunday by trading Lamar Odom to the Dallas Mavericks. “We are all sad,” Odom’s wife, Khloe Kardashian, wrote on Twitter. She wasn’t the only one unhappy with the deal: “To be honest with you, I don’t like it” Kobe Bryant said. According to ESPN, Odom requested the trade after he was hurt to be included in an earlier three-team trade to the New Orleans Hornets that the league vetoed. In exchange for Odom, the Mavericks will give the Lakers a 2012 first-round draft pick.

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