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Jackson says Odom, reserves 'MIA'

Updated: April 23, 2010, 2:53 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Lamar Odom averaged just 5.5 points in the first two games of the Lakers' first-round series against the Thunder, about half his 10.8 regular-season average, leaving Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson to make a public plea to the media on Wednesday that he was waiting for Odom to step up and make an "imprint" on the series.

"I just mentioned that I thought he was an MIA in the last two games," Jackson said before Game 3. "That's the only message I gave him."

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