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Lamar Odom says he will start

Updated: May 6, 2011, 6:40 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

DALLAS -- The Los Angeles Lakers' starting lineup will go big in the Big D for Game 3.

Lamar Odom said at the team's shootaround on Friday that he will start at small forward in place of Ron Artest, who is suspended for one game following his late hit to the face of Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea in Game 2.

"I'll try to fill another role," said Odom.

The news comes as a surprise considering the Lakers used the lineup of Odom, Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum on the court ...

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