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    Lamar Odom Splits From 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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    Reality TV can’t keep a pro athlete’s career alive, it seems. The Dallas Mavericks announced Monday that Lamar Odom will be on the inactive list for the rest of the season—and won’t be playing for the team in the future. Odom had been traded from the Los Angeles Lakers to the Mavs just before the start of the season, but after performing poorly in 50 games with the team, both parties appeared ready to put the partnership behind them. General Manager Donnie Nelson said, “Look, it’s been a frustrating situation. Lamar hasn’t performed like he wants to perform, is capable of performing ... We just need to move on.”

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