Sources: Besiktas targets Lamar Odom

Updated: November 24, 2011, 5:11 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

The Turkish team that features New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams is pushing to add Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom to its roster, according to sources close to the situation.

And Odom, sources said, is giving the offer real consideration after Minnesota's Kevin Love turned down the chance over the weekend to join Williams with Istanbul-based Besiktas.

Besiktas has been trying for days to acquire a top-flight big man to pair with Williams, who erupted for 50 points Tuesday ...

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