Odom or Ariza? Choice looms for L.A.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Such is the business of basketball that Trevor Ariza and Lamar Odom are collaborating while competing, trying their best to win a championship for Los Angeles even if it means one of them won't be around when they hand out the rings next season.
Both will be free agents this summer. And since the Lakers are looking at $74 million for eight players (assuming Kobe Bryant doesn't leave through his opt-out clause) on the 2009-10 payroll, it is not a given that both Ariza ...
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