The Lakers’ roster is filled with personalities such as Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Ron Artest, Derek Fisher. Even Andrew Bynum name is mentioned before Lamar Odom’s, and Bynum has missed most of the past three seasons.
Nonetheless, Lamar Odom has been considered the Lakers x-factor over the past few seasons because when he has played well, the Lakers were near impossible to beat. The trend has continued this season, and now more than ever, Lamar Odom is the Lakers’ x-factor.
Pundits and analyst have considered this year to be Lamar’s best season since he entered the NBA. It is debatable whether we should attribute Lamar’s success to his time spent with Team USA or his marriage to Kloe Kardashian. Yet, it is undeniable that he is the Lakers’ X-factor.
However, I must mention Lamar participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics with Team USA, so it must be Khloe. With that being said, here are ten reasons why Lamar Odom is the Lakers’ X-Factor.