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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 -- Hits the Trails with Kim and Khloe

Lamar Odom
Hits the Trails with Kim and Khloe

Lamar Odom just completed his first hike -- with Khloe and Kim by his side... a huge milestone in his recovery. The sisters live-streamed the hike near their Calabasas homes. They didn't… READ MORE >

Lamar Odom -- I'm Living Next to Khloe Now ... Thanks To Khloe

Lamar Odom
I'm Living Next to Khloe Now .... Thanks to Khloe

Lamar Odom has a new lease on life ... in Calabasas, thanks to estranged wife Khloe Kardashian. We've learned Khloe has leased a home for Lamar just blocks from her home in The Oaks, an exclusive… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Mark Cuban -- Khloe Never Reported Alleged Racism to Us

Mark Cuban
Khloe Never Reported Alleged Racism to Us

Mark Cuban says neither Khloe Kardashian nor Lamar Odom ever reported any sort of racist incidents to the team during L.O.'s stint with the Mavs ... despite Khloe's claims that people berated… READ MORE >

- 26 days ago
Khloe Kardashian to Lamar Odom -- Stay Outta Dirty Ass Brothels!! (AUDIO)

Khloe to Lamar
Stay Outta Dirty Ass Brothels!!

Khloe Kardashian laid into Lamar Odom after he nearly died -- not just for the drug abuse, but for doing it in a brothel. Khloe got into the whole ordeal with Lamar during her appearance on… READ MORE >

- 27 days ago
Lamar Odom -- D.A. Will NOT File Cocaine Charges

Lamar Odom
D.A. Will NOT File Cocaine Charges

Lamar Odom is about to get some good news ... he will not be charged for being under the influence of cocaine in the Love Ranch near-fatal OD, TMZ has learned. READ MORE >

- 29 days ago
Lamar Odom -- First Photo After Hospitalization (PHOTO)

Lamar Odom
First Photo After Hospitalization

Lamar Odom is officially out of the hospital and getting back to a normal life.  The former NBA star was seen being driven around the San Fernando Valley on Friday ... and while we can't see… READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
Khloe Kardashian -- I'm Not Giving Up on Lamar

Khloe Kardashian
I'm Not Giving Up on Lamar

Khloe Kardashian has been a stalwart wife ... continuing her commitment to the rehabilitation of Lamar Odom. Khloe visited Lamar the day after Christmas at Cedars Sinai hospital, where the former… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
Paul Pierce -- Lamar's Like My Brother ... Happy for His Progress

Paul Pierce
Lamar's Like My Brother ... Happy for His Progress

NBA superstar Paul Pierce says he's thrilled with Lamar Odom's progress -- telling TMZ Sports he's been praying for his "brother" to make a full recovery.  Pierce was at Floyd Mayweather's… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Huge Step In Recovery

Lamar Odom
Huge Step In Recovery

Lamar Odom made a huge stride in his recovery this week ... taking steps for the first time without assistance. Sources close to Lamar tell us he hadn't been able to move without a walker. We're… READ MORE >

- 51 days ago
Lamar Odom Raves About Kanye West's New Music ... From Hospital Bed (VIDEO)

Lamar Odom
Raves About Kanye's New Music From His Hospital Bed

 Lamar Odom is apparently feeling good enough to play music reviewer for Kanye West ... according to Kim Kardashian, who bragged about their hospital listening sesh on… READ MORE >

- 62 days ago

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