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Ex-NBA Star Cuttino Mobley

Lamar's Prime for an

NBA Comeback

10/1/2013 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Lamar Odom's ex college roommate, and former NBA player Cuttino Mobley believes L.O. can shake off his drug problems in time to make it back to the NBA ... THIS SEASON!

Mobley, who's 38 and attempting his own comeback, was cruising through the Grove Monday when he said, "Hopefully Lamar will be back before mid (season)."

Cuttino says he was Lamar's roomie at the Univ. of Rhode Island, way back in the day, but admits he hasn't reached out to Lamar yet because ... "Gotta give him his space."

Lamar is 5 years younger than Mobley, but as TMZ first reported ... he's also battling crack addiction -- so pretty shocking to hear Mobley say Lamar will comeback before he does.

Thing is ... Cuttino looks to be in really good shape.

So, we gotta ask ...

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11 COMMENTS

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1.

NOT ELMO    

Lamar InLove With Crack Now....

333 days ago
2.

dan    

Plenty of NBA players and former NBA players talking all around and about Lamar Odom. And not a one of them actually reaching out to help him.

333 days ago
3.

Aenwyn    

38 and trying to break back into the NBA? Has that even been done before?

333 days ago
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Truth    

OBVI HIS ROOMMATE IS ON CRACK! COMEBACK TO THE NBA??? ...AS A BENCHWARMER. #TRUTH!!

333 days ago
5.

Kristinajp    

Love Lamar but he needs rehab not basketball right now.

332 days ago
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nv89436    

How do I wind up on this two bit sports page????

332 days ago
7.

Truth    

The Grove, where people walk around with $20 juice drinks.

332 days ago
8.

princeof the city    

I'm always amused by the fact that your voting boxes never include "None of the Above". Because in most of your polls that's exactly the right answer.

332 days ago
9.

Sharon1826    

Idiot!

331 days ago

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