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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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Khloe and Lamar -- Divorce Settlement a Done Deal

Khloe and Lamar
Divorce Settlement a Done Deal

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom have officially signed off on their divorce, and all that's left is a judge's John Hancock ... TMZ has learned. Khloe and Lamar have reached a property settlement… READ MORE >

Lamar Odom -- Brothel Owner's House Burns Down ... Kardashians Put a Curse On Me (PHOTOS)

Lamar Odom
Brothel Owner's House Burns ... Kardashians Put a Curse On Me

The one year anniversary of Lamar Odom's overdose in a Nevada brothel got really creepy for the brothel's owner, Dennis Hof -- his $2 million mansion burned to the ground. Hof's home in the… READ MORE >

- 54 days ago
Lamar Odom's Baby Mama -- Kim Kardashian Had My Back ... When NBA Star Overdosed (VIDEO)

Lamar Odom's Baby Mama
Kim Kardashian Had My Back ... When NBA Star Overdosed

Kim Kardashian made it a point to reach out to Lamar Odom's baby mama, Liza Morales, when he overdosed last year -- and went out of her way to help Liza's family throughout the ordeal. … READ MORE >

- 63 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Strip Club Turn Up After First Class Puking (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

Lamar Odom
Strip Club Turn Up After First Class Puking

Lamar Odom made it to NYC after all and looked fully recovered from his puking session on the plane ... because he beelined it for a strip club. Lamar was photographed hanging with friends and… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Drunk, Vomiting and Removed from Delta Flight (PHOTOS)

Lamar Odom
Drunk, Vomiting and Removed from Delta Flight

Lamar Odom was taken off a Delta flight Monday night after getting wasted in the airport lounge and vomiting on the plane ... TMZ has learned. Lamar went to the Delta lounge at LAX before boarding… READ MORE >

- 148 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Khloe Pulls Rug ... And House Out From Under Him

Lamar Odom
Khloe Pulls Rug ... And House Out From Under Him

Lamar Odom is a vagabond without a home, after Khloe kicked him out of the Calabasas rental. As we reported, Khloe rented the $25k a month home for Lamar just blocks from hers, soon after he OD'd… READ MORE >

- 150 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Files Divorce Docs ... Umm, Exactly What She Said

Lamar Odom
Files Divorce Docs ... Umm, Exactly What She Said

Lamar Odom just filed his response to Khloe Kardashian's divorce petition ... and it shows the exes are lockstep when it comes to this breakup. In the docs, obtained by TMZ Sports, Lamar lists the… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Just Being a Kid ... with His Kids (PHOTO GALLERY)

Lamar Odom
Just Being a Kid ... With His Kids

Lamar Odom couldn't look happier and healthier, doing the regular ole dad thing at Disneyland. The former NBA star enjoyed quality family time with daughter Destiny and son Lamar Jr. ... along… READ MORE >

- 163 days ago
Lamar Odom -- I'm Back ... With My Lakers Peeps! (PHOTO)

Lamar Odom
I'm Back ... With My Lakers Peeps!!

Lamar Odom's still got love for his old Lakers running mates -- and he just did something with one of 'em he hasn't done since before he nearly died in the brothel. LO was hanging with Trevor… READ MORE >

- 180 days ago
Lamar Odom -- New Rehab Tactic ... No Confrontation ... It's All Love

Lamar Odom
New Rehab Tactic No Confrontation ... It's All Love

Lamar Odom flatly rejected the "tough love" intervention, so his other family is trying a different approach ... TLC. READ MORE >

- 187 days ago

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