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Lamar Odom slices and dices

The versatile Lakers reserve and starter makes a good case for Sixth Man of the Year

Updated: March 22, 2011, 4:37 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The Los Angeles Lakers might have had to dip deep into the luxury tax when they re-signed Lamar Odom to a four-year deal worth $33 million in the summer of 2009, but like a product hawked in infomercials promising two functions for the price of one, the Lakers got themselves a bargain.

There's Odom the starter who fills in for Andrew Bynum whenever the big man succumbs to an injury. On Sunday it was a suspension that sidelined Bynum, and Odom responded with 16 points, 11 rebounds, six ...

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