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It's official: Odom to Clips, Williams to Utah

The agent for Mo Williams confirmed Friday that his client will be reunited with the Utah Jazz as part of a three-team deal that will send Lamar Odom back to Los Angeles for a second chance with the Clippers.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The agent for Mo Williams confirmed Friday that his client will be reunited with the Utah Jazz as part of a three-team deal that will send Lamar Odom back to Los Angeles for a second chance with the Clippers.


Mark Bartelstein said the deal was finalized about 3:45 p.m. MDT and Williams is expected to hold a news conference in Salt Lake City next week.


The Jazz drafted him in 2003 but allowed him to leave after one season, a decision that general manager Kevin O'Connor said was the worst he ever made.


While there was no official confirmation from the teams yet, Bartelstein said it was done.


Dallas faced a Friday deadline on a $2.4 million buyout of Odom's $8.2 million option for next season.


Williams' decision to exercise his $8.5 million player option cleared the way for the deal.