Odom headed to Besiktas during lockout

Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom will join Besiktas Istanbul during the lockout.

Sportando.net reports that Odom, the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year in 2010-11 willthat already includes New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams.

Besiktas originally had targeted Brook Lopez, who decided against playing overseas. Odom instead became their target.

ESPN.com reports that Odom will join the Istanbul-based team as early as next week if the NBA lockout continues. Their first target, ESPN.com reported, was.

Sportando reports that Odom will make about $2 million during the contract.  

Odom averaged 14.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 32.2 minutes per game for the Lakers last season.

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