Search

got a tip? call (866) 667 - 2327 OR

E-mail us a tip

Mark Cuban Was Concerned About Lamar Odom’s Demeanor & ‘Inconsistent Effort,’ Says Insider

Mark-Cuban-concerned-Lamar-Odom.jpg

By Radar Staff

Lamar Odom is no longer with the Dallas Mavericks and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned owner Mark Cuban dropped the Kardashian hubby because of his attitude and “inconsistent effort” on the court.

“The decision was made by the team owner Mark Cuban after Lamar did not play in the second half of a game against Memphis,” a source close to the situation told us.

PHOTOS: Kim Kardashian Visits Sister Khloe In Dallas

“The team was upset by his inconsistent effort on the court and was concerned about how his demeanor could impact the team’s younger players.”

However, in a statement to ESPN on Monday the 6’10″ forward played it safe claiming it was a mutual agreement to leave the team saying, “The Mavericks and I have mutually agreed that it’s in the best interest of both parties for me to step away from the team.”

PHOTOS: Khloé Kardashian Cheers On Hubby Lamar Odom On The Court

But sources insist that the Mavs gave Lamar the pink slip.

“Too much drama, not enough focus on basketball,” a source close to the situation told us. “He just couldn’t get past all his issues, whatever they may be, and concentrate on playing basketball.”

PHOTOS: Khloe Kardashian Hits The Gym Without Any War Paint

As RadarOnline.com first reported, Lamar’s high-profile marriage to Khloe Kardashian had little to do with his departure from the Mavericks.

“It’s not anything with Khloe, in fact, she has been the smartest one in his group and has been pushing him hardest to stay focused on his job,” the insider revealed.

RELATED STORIES:

Khloe Kardashian Says Lamar Odom Has Been ‘Depressed & Moody’ For Weeks, Claims Source

‘Too Much Drama’ Led To Lamar Odom’s Release From Mavericks

Khloe & Lamar Crisis: He’s Dumped By NBA Team

Fur-Lovers Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Are PETA’s Most Hated Couple

blog comments powered by Disqus