Lamar Odom pleads no contest to DUI, receives three years' probation

Lamar Odom pleads no contest to DUI, receives three years' probation
Former Laker and Clipper Lamar Odom pleaded no contest to a drunk-driving charge Monday. Odom received a sentence of three years' probation and will undergo three months of alcohol-abuse treatment. (Angela Weiss / Getty Images)

Lamar Odom has pleaded no contest to a drunk-driving charge.

According to the Associated Press, Odom entered a plea Monday to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence.

The former Lakers and Clippers forward will be on probation for three years and will also undergo three months of alcohol-abuse treatment.

Odom is currently a free agent but has talked to both local teams. The Clippers have had some interest but recently agreed to terms with free agent guard-forward Stephen Jackson.

For the Clippers to sign Odom, they'd have to open a roster spot as Jackson puts the team at the maximum of 15 players.

The Lakers are more concerned about Odom's well-being than in signing him as a player -- although the team does have one slot open on the roster.

The team is more likely to carry 14 players than add a 15th anytime soon.

Odom was arrested on Aug. 30.

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