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Can't judge Lamar Odom on debut

But Mavs need versatile piece to stay on the court so he can learn role in new system

Updated: December 25, 2011, 9:48 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- The first 15 seconds of Lamar Odom's debut with the Dallas Mavericks was sensational as he swished a 3-pointer that tied the score with about five minutes left in the first quarter.

The final 12 minutes Sunday were blah.

Odom finished with the same number of fouls as rebounds and as points -- four -- which is never ever a positive for an NBA star.

He made just one of six shots and and delivered virtually no impact as the Miami Heat thumped the Mavs 105-94 in the season ...

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