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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 -- Accepts Kobe's Invite ... Attends Lakers Game

Lamar Odom
Accepts Kobe's Invite ... Attends Lakers Game

Lamar Odom took up Kobe Bryant on his offer Wednesday night and was his special V.I.P. guest at the Lakers game -- his first time back at Staples Center since his overdose back in October. READ MORE >

Lamar Odom -- Khloe Demanding Trip to Rehab ... He's Saying No, No, No!

Lamar Odom
Khloe Demanding Trip to Rehab ... He's Saying No, No, No!

Lamar Odom's drinking has reached crisis level for Khloe Kardashian, and we've learned she desperately wants him to get help NOW ... but Lamar's digging in his heels.    Sources close to… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Inner Circle Worried ... He's in Danger Zone with Booze

Lamar Odom
Inner Circle Worried ... He's in Danger Zone with Booze

Lamar Odom thinks he can drink whenever he wants -- months after his near-death experience -- and the people closest to him believe he's heading down a dark path again. Sources close to LO say he… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Boozing at L.A. Bar ... Hours Before Church with Khloe (PHOTOS)

Lamar Odom
Boozing at L.A. Bar Hours Before Church with Khloe

Lamar Odom is playing with fire -- boozing at an Irish bar early Easter Sunday morning ... hours before he went to church with the Kardashians ... TMZ Sports has learned.  We spoke with… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom -- Going to the Chapel and We're ... (PHOTOS)

Khloe & Lamar
Going to the Chapel & We're ...

Speaking of resurrection ... Lamar Odom was back with Khloe Kardashian and the rest of the family for Easter church service. Khloe and Lamar strolled into church looking like the married couple… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Khloe and Lamar -- We're T-Boning Again (PHOTOS)

Khloe and Lamar
We're T-Boning Again

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom went to Chris to celebrate Christ. The weirdly-married couple hit up Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Friday in Woodland Hills, not too far from their Calabasas… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Lamar Odom -- PLAYYYY BALL ... Hits College Baseball Game (PHOTO)

Lamar Odom
PLAYYYY BALL Hits College Baseball Game

Big outing for Lamar Odom this weekend ... the ex-NBA star hit up a college baseball game in L.A. -- and the kicker, we're told he was essentially all by himself.  READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Lamar Odom -- I Have Designs on Kris Jenner and Faye Resnick

Lamar Odom
I Have Designs on Kris Jenner and Faye Resnick

Lamar Odom just got a multi-millionaire to decorate his new home ... his mother-in-law. We've learned Kris Jenner spent Valentine's Day at a gigantic furniture warehouse and she was there on a… READ MORE >

- 78 days ago
Lamar Odom & Khloe Kardashian -- We're Back ... to Soaking Up the Spotlight (VIDEO)

Lamar & Khloe
We're Back to Soaking Up the Spotlight

Lamar Odom is getting a massive taste of his old life with Khloe Kardashian as the paparazzi swarm around the "exes" in New York City. This video is remarkable 'cause if you didn't know better,… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
Kanye to Lamar Odom -- Let Me Show You to Your Seat!!! (VIDEO)

Kanye to Lamar
Let Me Show You to Your Seat

Lamar Odom had a high-priced usher escort him to his front and center seat Thursday at Madison Square Garden -- that would be the headliner, Kanye West. As we reported Lamar flew from L.A.… READ MORE >

- 83 days ago

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