The LA Times’ Mike Bresnahan reports the Lakers’ Lamar Odom will receive an invitation to audtion for Team USA.

This is a wise move by USA Basketball, given that there’s no one else nearly as experienced at watching Kobe trying to create his own shot everytime down the floor.

Bill Walton continued to harp on Allen Iverson’s exclusion from the squad during last night’s Wizards/Sixers game, but it’s hardly too late for Walton and A.I to start their own country.