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Lamar Odom

Lamar Joseph Odom (born November 6, 1979) is an American professional basketball forward with the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year and won two NBA championships as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Odom played college basketball for the Rhode Island Rams before being drafted in the first round with the fourth overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1999 NBA Draft. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team and played four seasons with the Clippers. He signed as a restricted free agent with the Miami Heat, where he played one season before being traded to the Lakers. Odom spent seven seasons with the Lakers, who traded him to Dallas. He was traded back to the Clippers in 2012. Odom was born in South Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York. His father was a heroin addict and his mother died of colon cancer when he was twelve years old. He was raised by his grandmother Mildred. In his first three years of high school, Odom played for Christ The King Regional High School in Middle Village, Queens. He transferred first to Redemption Christian Academy in Troy, New York for the basketball season and then to

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Lamar Odom -- Crack'd Out ... In the Hollywood Hills

Lamar Odom
Crack'd Out ... In the Hollywood Hills

Here's a shot of Lamar Odom flashing some intergluteal cleft while lotioning himself up over the weekend before a mid-afternoon hike in the Hollywood Hills. Fun Fact -- there are several… READ MORE >

Lamar Odom -- Nightclub Denial ... A Shakespearean Tragedy

Lamar Odom
Nightclub Denial ... A Shakespearean Tragedy

Lamar Odom's rejection at the door of Penthouse nightclub wasn't just humiliating because Khloe Kardashian was inside with French Montana -- it also sucked because reality show cams caught… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Club Was Afraid He'd Start a Brawl ... Chris Brown & Drake Style

Lamar Odom
Club Was Afraid He'd Start a Brawl Chris Brown & Drake Style

The plot thickens -- the nightclub Lamar Odom got denied from insists the rejection was NOT a reality show set-up ... Lamar was turned away because the club was afraid he'd start a Chris… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Lamar Odom Denied at Club ... While French Montana & Khloe Kardashian Party Inside

Lamar Odom
Denied at the club While French & Khloe Party Inside

Lamar Odom endured one of the most humiliating club denials ever ... he was turned away from a West Hollywood club Tuesday night as his estranged wife and her new boyfriend partied inside.It all… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Ex-NBA Star Kenny Anderson -- Lamar Should See a Shrink ... It Works For Me!

Ex-NBA Star Kenny Anderson
Lamar Should Get a Shrink ... It Works For Me!

Lamar Odom should get a therapist, stat ... so says ex-NBA star Kenny Anderson who tells TMZ Sports his shrink has been a life-saver ... and it could do the trick for Lamar, too. We spoke with… READ MORE >

- 96 days ago
Michael Rapaport -- If Anyone Can Save Lamar Odom ... It's Phil Jackson

Michael Rapaport
If Anyone Can Save Lamar ... It's Phil Jackson

Die-hard NY Knicks fan Michael Rapaport believes if anyone has a shot of fixing Lamar Odom -- it's Phil Jackson ... and his proof is Dennis Rodman. Rapaport -- who was awesome on "Justified"… READ MORE >

- 98 days ago
Lamar Odom -- BACK IN THE NBA!! Suiting Up for Knicks

Lamar Odom
BACK IN THE NBA!! Suiting Up for Knicks

It seemed impossible after all his drug problems, but Lamar Odom has signed a deal to play for his hometown NY Knicks -- though it's unclear if it's just for a tryout ... or actual game… READ MORE >

- 99 days ago
Lamar Odom Drug Dealers -- Suspected in Kardashian Jewelry Theft

Lamar Odom
Drug Dealers Suspected in Kardashian Jewelry Heist

Lamar Odom's drug dealers could be linked to the $250,000 jewelry heist at Lamar and Khloe's house ... because we're told the dealers threatened to break in to get the money Lamar never… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Khloe Kardashian -- Detecting Jewel Heist Suspect ... But It Ain't Easy

Khloe Kardashian
Detecting Jewel Heist Suspect But It Ain't Easy

Khloe Kardashian's a regular private dick ... when it comes to tracking down the punks who stole $250k worth of jewelry from her house -- but Lamar Odom can relax.His alibi's pretty solid. For now. READ MORE >

- 142 days ago
Khloe Kardashian -- Lie Detectors for Everyone to Find Jewelry Thief

Khloe Kardashian
Lie Detectors for Everyone To Find Jewelry Thief

Call it CSI: Tarzana ... Khloe Kardashian is demanding lie detector tests for EVERYONE who had access to the jewelry stolen from her home ... and she want fingerprints too.We're told Khloe… READ MORE >

- 142 days ago

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