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Lamar Odom
Drafted by Los Angeles Clippers in Round 1, pick 4
Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
College: Rhode Island
Conference: Atlantic Ten
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 220
Age: 19
Birthdate: 11/6/79
High School: Redemption Christian Academy, Troy, NY

*Early entry

CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AVG AST BLK STL PTS AVG
1998-99 32 203 421 .482 125 182 .687 302 9.4 122 49 27 564 17.6
SEASON 3PT MADE 3PT ATTEMPTS 3PT PCT
1998-99 33 100 .330

HIGHLIGHTS
CAREER
• Sat out the 1997-98 season after transferring from UNLV
• Had declared for the 1998 NBA Draft but withdrew his name
• Parade Magazine’s Player of the Year in 1997
• Avg 25 pts, 17 rebs , 12 assists & 5 blocks as a senior at Redemption Christian Academy
• McDonald’s All-American
• Played his sophomore & junior years of high school at Christ the King in Queens
• Will become Rhode Island’s first first-round pick since Sly Williams in 1979 by New York
1998-99 (Sophomore)
• Named first team All-Atlantic 10
• The Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year
• Was named A-10 Rookie of the Week a record 10 times
• Ranked 2nd in the conference in rebounding, 5th in scoring & blocked shots, 4th in fg %, 9th in assists
• In his first college game – 19 pts, 14 rebounds, & 9 assists and the game winning basket with :05 left in an
• Hit 35 foot three pointer at the buzzer to give the Rams a 62-59 win over Temple in the A-10 Tournament
• It was Rhode Island’s first A-10 Tournament title
• Season highs – 28 pts vs St. Joe’s, 15 rebounds vs Brown, 11 assists vs George Washington

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