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Lamar Odom's tired act had to end

Forward will go down as one of biggest disgraces in Dallas sports history

Updated: April 10, 2012, 11:50 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Let's get one thing straight: Lamar Odom did not quit on the Dallas Mavericks. That would have required something resembling commitment from Odom in the first place.

That's apparently asking too much of a man making a salary of $8.9 million. That's why Odom is free to head back to his beloved Los Angeles to cash Mark Cuban's checks the rest of the season.

The Mavs and Odom are calling it a "mutual decision" to part ways. Of course, all indications were that Odom never ...

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