Tuesday , May , 15 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Lakers’ Odom undergoes successful shoulder surgery

El Segundo, CA (Sports Network) – Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom
underwent successful surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder on
Tuesday.

The arthroscopic procedure, which lasted 40 minutes, was performed by Dr.
Lewis Yocum at the Kerlan Jobe Surgery Center in Los Angeles.

Odom is expected to be in a sling for 10 days and then begin rehabilitation.
He is expected to make a full recovery in time for the start of training camp
in October.

Odom averaged 15.9 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 56 games with the
Lakers this season.

LAL