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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 -- I Hope Khloe Kardashian Will Take Me Back!!

Lamar Odom
I'M NOT DIVORCED YET I Still Hope Khloe Takes Me Back

Lamar Odom says there's still hope for his marriage to Khloe Kardashian ... claiming he's not convinced she'll see the divorce through, 2 months after she filed divorce docs. Odom was doing an… READ MORE >

Lamar Odom -- Touches Down In Spain ... Media Circus Underway!

Lamar Odom
Touches Down In Spain Media Circus Underway!

The Odom has landed. Lamar Odom's Spanish basketball career is officially underway ... with L.O. arriving in Vitoria-Gastiez, Spain on Wednesday to join his new team -- and the media was ALL OVER… READ MORE >

- 144 days ago
Lamar Odom -- I'M OFF TO SPAIN ... And I'm Taking My Wedding Ring!

Lamar Odom
I'M OFF TO SPAIN And I'm Taking My Wedding Ring!

Lamar Odom doesn't just think he can save his basketball career in Spain ... he also thinks he can save his marriage ... and to prove it, he rocked his wedding ring on his way out of the country.… READ MORE >

- 145 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Serious Return to Basketball ... Or Cheap Publicity Stunt?!

Lamar Odom
Serious Return to Basketball Or Cheap Publicity Stunt?!

Lamar Odom has just signed a deal to play pro basketball in Spain ... but there are serious signs the whole thing is just a cheap Spanish publicity stunt. Fact: Lamar just signed a deal with a… READ MORE >

- 146 days ago
Khloe Kardashian Finally Dumps Divorce House -- For HUGE Profit

Khloe Kardashian
Finally Dumps Divorce House ... For HUGE Profit

Khloe Kardashian's divorce isn't all bad -- TMZ has learned, she and Lamar Odom just dumped their massive marital mansion for a HUGE profit ... and now it's a "Big Bang Theory" star's problem.As… READ MORE >

- 170 days ago
Lamar Odom -- Friends Worried ... His Drinking Is Spiraling Out of Control

Lamar Odom
Friends Worried ... The Drinking Is Spiraling Out of Control

Lamar Odom's friends are deeply concerned that he's hitting the bottle way too hard lately ... and they're worried that he's drinking to cope with a serious bout of depression, TMZ Sports has… READ MORE >

- 202 days ago
Lamar Odom -- NIGHTCLUBBIN' IN HOLLYWOOD ... So Much for Focused NBA Comeback

Lamar Odom
NIGHTCLUBBIN' IN HOLLYWOOD ... So Much for Focused NBA Comeback

Lamar Odom put himself back in the danger zone this weekend ... hitting up a Hollywood nightclub 'til 2 AM ... while he's supposed to be focused on a substance-free comeback to the NBA. TMZ Sports… READ MORE >

- 203 days ago
Khloe Kardashian -- Post-Breakup Shopping ... with ANOTHER Basketball Star

Khloe Kardashian
Post-Breakup Shopping ... with ANOTHER Basketball Star

With Lamar Odom out of the picture, Khloe Kardashian turned to ANOTHER basketball star for some company during a shopping outing in Bev Hills ... ex-NBA stud Baron Davis. TMZ Sports shot footage… READ MORE >

- 206 days ago
Lamar Odom -- I Want Basketball, Not Crack, As My Legacy

Lamar Odom
I Want Basketball Not Crack As My Legacy

Lamar Odom can't be that torn up over his impending divorce, because he was out training hard yesterday for what he still believes will be an NBA comeback to save his legacy.We know what Lamar is… READ MORE >

- 208 days ago
Lamar Odom to Khloe Kardashian -- No, I'm Leaving You!

Lamar to Khloe
No, I'm Leaving You!

Lamar Odom is as done with his marriage as Khloe Kardashian and wants to get married again STAT -- to his basketball career ... sources connected to Lamar tell TMZ.We broke the story ... Khloe… READ MORE >

- 212 days ago

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