Comments Off on Lakers vs. Celtics Game 5: Why Lamar Odom Isn’t the Key To a Lakers Game Six Win
  Can we please give all the Lamar Odom being the key to a Lakers’ victory a rest? I mean, really, Lamar is a great player but come on. We’re talking about a guy coming off the bench, even if he basically gets starter minutes over the course of a game.   It really is amazing to me that everyone links Lamar to a repeat, like this one player, on a team of great players, is the only reason why or why not the Lakers will win the 2010 NBA Finals.   That is way too much importance for any player, let alone Lamar Odom. Sure, we can tout all the stats on the Lakers’ winning percentage when Lamar scores and rebounds, but really, that is only a by-product of other factors, not the least of which are matchups and offensive flow.   I won’t deny it, Lamar ...

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