Lamar Odom is far from the man he used to be. Odom, who used to be an outstanding basketball player even in his high school days, received the national player of the year award from Parade in ’97 and became the NBA sixth man of the year while playing for the Lakers.
The 6’10 forward was found flat on his back last year at the Love Ranch in Crystal, Nevada after a drug overdose. Lamar Odom reportedly suffered several strokes and was placed in life support.
His then wife Khloe Kardashian, who suspended their divorce proceedings to give their relationship another try, housed the Lakers’ big man in a $25,000 apartment in Calabasas, California.
Lamar Odom lived close to Khloe Kardashian during those times, as she had vowed to help him recover.
She had been extremely supportive of him, but reports say Lamar Odom has re-developed his dangerous lifestyle. It seems like he is back in a vicious lifestyle, which his friends fear could end up just as last year’s nearly fatal experience.
A source says Lamar Odom is “spending bandz on bandz like he has an endless bank account. At the rate he’s going he’s going to be broke.”
He’s surrounding himself with all of his day ones,and its quite the party when they’re kicking hit.” He added.
Khloe Kardashian has kicked Lamar Odom out of his apartment, and the latter was said to be staying with friends for a while, until finally checking in to a rehab facility.
Reports say both have finalized their divorce papers, and that Khloe will never get back with Odom, but remains supportive of his recovery. She is rumored to be dating Trey Songz.
Meanwhile, Lamar Odom is said to be progressing well at Sherman Oaks. He knows that he needs to get his act together and is serious in overcoming his alcohol and drug addiction.
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