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Lamar Odom to Power Balance:

YOU'RE DEBT TO ME!

8/10/2012 5:29 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE


0808_shaq_lamar_odom_power_balance_Article_tmz_2Lamar Odom and Shaquille O'Neal are back on Kobe Bryant's team ... in the celebrity attack on the Power Balance bracelet empire ... TMZ has learned. 

TMZ has obtained court papers, which show Odom claims the company stiffed him out of $133,870  before it filed for bankruptcy back in November.

Lamar was a minority investor in the company ... and swore by the non-scientifically proven magical powers the hologram-embedded bracelet is said to possess.

As for Shaq -- a former Power Balance spokesperson -- court docs show the big man is demanding $308,170.

The two join a long list of athletes who claim PB needs to open up its checkbook  ... including Kobe ($400,000), Blake Griffin ($20,000) and skateboarder Ryan Sheckler ($25,000).

TMZ broke the story ... PB was ordered to shell out $57 million in a class action lawsuit after a bunch of former PB wearers called BS on the company's claim that the bracelet could enhance balance, flexibility and strength.

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16.

billy    

They're all stupid for falling for it. No bracelet is going to make you play better. That's dumb. They deserve what they got.

623 days ago
17.

Decker    

None of these guys have "clean hands" in this matter although there could possibly be a "Kris Humphries defence" where they claim they believed in the product 100%. It would only work if your name was actually Kris Humphries though :)

623 days ago
18.

Jeremy    

Didn't they used to give those things away in boxes of Cracker Jacks? Why would they get involved with this company in the first place? Seems the athletes reps should also be held accountable.

623 days ago
19.

Blah    

Hey TMZ -- Fix your ridiculous grammar problem. Any 6th grader should know it's "your" not "you're".

Good grief, Harvey, can't you PLEASE hire some people who can write properly?

623 days ago
20.

Pat    

I hope they all get stiffed, they deserve it backing magic potions like this, that they know doesn't work.

623 days ago
21.

Denver    

Power Balance decided to market "magic" bracelets because they couldnt talk the basketball players into wearing pyramid hats during a game.

623 days ago
22.

Jordan    

Lamar Kardashian if you were a minor investor in the company than you need to pay a minor share of that 57 million dollars owed in the class action lawsuit.

622 days ago
23.

Hazmet77    

Power Balance was a scam based on a magic bracelet that has had many lives in the hands of dishonest promoters .... sports agents who let their clients get involved with this company were negligent.

622 days ago
24.

TJ    

Lamar's sister-in-law, Bucky Beaver & her two illegitimate children, being promoted on the cover of
US Weekly. JEERS to US WEEKLY for glorifying
deliberate unwed mothers..Boycott US WEEKLY.

622 days ago
25.

Majestik    

Is this the same company that's touting those Necklaces that three quarters of the Baseball players are wearing? I think they call them Tornado necklaces or some foolish thing!
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I sorta thought that headline should've read "You're INDEBTED to me" until I read a posters play on words.

622 days ago
26.

TJ    

Was LAMAR equally proud, when his mother- in-law, KRIS JENNER, flaunted her near naked breasts on Twitter, during her drunken rampage recently? (US WEEKLY). JENNER is a bit of an alcoholic, it appears.On the KARDASHIAN reality show, Khloe tells her mother "No you can't have sex with Lamar." SICK family.

622 days ago
27.

GabyO    

So they were stiffed by snake oil sales men??? Surprised!

622 days ago
28.

lawrence harris    

lamar odom how are you doing iam a fan and iam just writing in concerns of your relation ship with your wife my advice would be to concerder some whats called
marrige counciling you guys need that sap.

608 days ago
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