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Lakers' Lamar Odom top sixth man

Updated: April 20, 2011, 9:25 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Lakers forward Lamar Odom won the Sixth Man of the Year Award as the league's top reserve Tuesday.

"This has been a long time coming," said the 31-year-old Odom. "I just kept at it.

"At the end of the day, I'm blessed. Some people call it luck, I call it blessed."

Odom averaged 14.4 points, 8.7 rebounds and three assists per game while shooting 53 percent from the field, the highest shooting mark of his 12-year career.

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