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Lamar Odom Biography

Lamar Joseph Odom famously known as Lamar Odom is an American retired basketball player. He was born on November 6th, 1979 in Queens, New York. He was born in South Jamaica, Queens, New York City, USA.

His father was a heroin addict and his mother died of colon cancer when he was just 12 years old. He was raised by his grandmother, Mildred Mercer. He played for The King Regional High School in Middle Village during his first three years in high school. He left school at the beginning of his senior year due to poor grades.

He first attended Redemption Christian Academy in Troy, New York. He then attended St Thomas Aquinas High School in New Britain, Connecticut. He was coached by Jerry DeGregorio while at Aquinas High. He was married to Khloe Kardashian from 2009-2016. In 2015, he fell into a life-threatening coma and he was hospitalized. He has since recovered from this scare and has received drug treatment.

Lamar Odom Age

He was born on November 6th, 1979 in Queens, New York.

Lamar Odom Family


His father was a heroin addict and his mother died of colon cancer when he was just 12 years old. He was raised by his grandmother, Mildred Mercer.


Khloe Kardashian dated Lamar and got married just after 3 weeks of courtship. The couple had many ups and downs that led to Khloe filing for a divorce that Lamar refused to sign. Khloe then filed for another divorce but Odom fell into a coma and Khloe decided not to continue with the divorce procedure. Odom recovered but he went back to drugs and substance abuse and several rumors went around that he had cheated on Khloe. Khloe finally filed for divorce again and this time Lamar signed and they got separated.


He has 2 sons; Jayden Odom( died in 2006), Lamar Odom Jr and a daughter; Destiny Odom.

Lamar Odom Dead

Lamar is not yet dead though, in 2015, he almost died due to drug abuse. He went into a coma for several weeks before finally recovering.

Lamar Odom Body Measurements

Height; 6 ft 10 in
Weight; 230 lb
Shoe Size; 17 US
Body Shape; Not Available
Hair Colour; Bald
Eye Colour; Dark

Lamar Odom Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $ 30 million.

Lamar Odom Accident

In 2015, his SUV was involved in an accident where his driver hit a 15-year-old who was driving a motorcycle. The kid died and though Lamar wasn’t the one driving, he said that he had never recovered from that incident and he always lives with sadness.

Lamar Odom Health

He collapsed in a club in LA and he was taken to hospital. Earlier he was taken to hospital and was in a coma for several weeks due to drug abuse.

Lamar Odom Height

He is 2.08 M tall.

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Los Angeles Clippers (1999–2003)

Odom announced his qualification for the 1999 NBA draft after his first year at the Rhode Island in 1999.

He at that point attempted to come back to school, thinking he was not prepared for the NBA; nonetheless, he had officially marked with an operator and was never again qualified to pull back from the draft. Odom was chosen by the Los Angeles Clippers with the fourth generally speaking pick. In his first season with the Clippers, Odom arrived at the midpoint of 16.6 focuses, 7.8 bounce back, and 4.2 bits of help per game, including 30 and 12 bounce back in his NBA debut. He was named to the 2000 NBA All-Rookie First Team.

In the 2000–01 season, Odom expanded his scoring normal to 17.2 focuses a game as he began in 74 games. The Clippers neglected to make the playoffs again be that as it may, as the youthful group couldn’t improve their situating in the Western Conference.

In March 2001, Odom was suspended for five games for abusing the NBA’s medication arrangement. In the accompanying season, he was suspended in November for damaging the medication strategy once more, his second offense in eight months. He confessed to utilizing pot after the suspension. Odom just played 29 games during the season, and his generation slipped.

He would just play in 49 games during the 2002–03 season and would be a limited free specialist the accompanying summer. The Miami Heat offered an arrangement that the Clippers declined to coordinate after effectively coordinating another offer the Heat made to Elton Brand.

Miami Heat (2003–2004)

The Heat had recently won just 25 games, yet had drafted youthful ability, for example, Dwyane Wade and Caron Butler. Odom was acquired to play as the group’s beginning force forward, and alongside the growing Wade and veteran Eddie Jones shared the scoring load with 17.1 focuses a game to go with a lifelong high 9.7 bounce back.

The Heat opened the season losing 7 straight games, however, wound up playing better and going after seed in the playoffs. On March 6, Odom posted a triple twofold, scoring 30 points with 19 bounce back and 11 aids a home success against the Sacramento Kings.

The Heat would go on to the secure the fourth seed in the playoffs, going head to head the New Orleans Hornets in the first round. Each group succeeded at home, and the Heat would win a seventh choosing game to progress to the second round to confront the main seeded Indiana Pacers.

The Pacers would win the initial two games in Indiana, however, the Heat reacted with two straight home successes, including a game 4 triumph driven by Odom’s 22 points. The Pacers’ experience demonstrated to be a lot for the more youthful Heat, as they would go to win games 5 and 6 to wrap up the arrangement.

He had a strong season contrasted with his shoddy season with the Clippers the earlier year. After the season, Odom has exchanged a bundle with Caron Butler and Brian Grant to the Los Angeles Lakers for All-Star Shaquille O’Neal.

Los Angeles Lakers (2004–2011)

In his first year with the Los Angeles Lakers, Odom brought about left shoulder damage which constrained him to miss the part of the arrangement 05 seasons. In spite of Odom averaging 15.2 focuses and a lifelong high 10.2 bounce back, the Lakers completed out of the playoffs for just the fifth time in establishment history. Following the 2004–05 season, they re-contracted previous mentor Phil Jackson.

In the primary portion of 2005–06, Odom showed irregularity while playing with the Lakers. Be that as it may, as Los Angeles advanced towards the part of the arrangement, his presentation relentlessly improved. En route, he posted back to back triple-pairs just because as a Laker against the Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers.

The Lakers were wiped out in 7 games in the first round of the playoffs against the Phoenix Suns after the Lakers lost a 3–1 arrangement lead. Odom found the middle value of 14.8 focuses and 9.2 bounce back during the season and expanded his scoring (19.1) and bounce back (11) in seven playoff games.

Engaging wounds, Odom was restricted to 56 games in 2006–07, however, completed with a normal of 15.9 focuses and 9.8 bounce back per game. In a rematch of the earlier year’s arrangement, the Lakers were again vanquished by the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the 2007 NBA Playoffs.

After youthful focus Andrew Bynum went down with knee damage during the 2007–08 season and Pau Gasol was obtained by the Lakers middle of the season, Odom played well, averaging 15.3 focuses, 12 bounce back, and 4 helps for every game.

Odom completed the season with 14.2 ppg 10.6 RPG and 3.5 APG. Odom’s numbers were down in the Finals, notwithstanding, where he found the middle value of 13.5 focuses, 9.0 bounce back and 3.0 helps per game, with the Lakers losing in the 2008 NBA Finals to the Boston Celtics.

In 2008–09, Odom touched base at preparing stay outdoors of shape. Jackson shared his arrangement to move Odom to the seat as their 6th man, backing up the Lakers’ frontcourt of Gasol, Bynum, and Trevor Ariza. A free operator after the season, Odom at first dismissed the arrangement to be held without precedent for his profession.

In any case, he came around and was made plans to fulfill his partners and penance his own individual numbers with expectations of verifying his first NBA title. At the point when Bynum was harmed in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies in January, Odom came back to the beginning lineup.

In the period of February, Odom, playing 36 minutes for each game, found the middle value of 16.5 focuses, 13.4 bounce back (4.9 hostile and 9.5 cautious), 2.4 helps, 1.4 squares, and .9 takes. The February run incorporated a decent execution at Quicken Loans Arena at Cleveland. With 15 points in the third quarter, Odom bailed the Lakers out of a 12-point shortfall to transform it into a 10-point triumph, breaking Cleveland’s 23 game home win-streak. He completed the game with 28, 17 bounce back and 2 help.

Odom balanced back to his 6th man job when Bynum returned for an April 9 home matchup versus the Denver Nuggets. Odom completed his season with 11.3 focuses, 8.2 bounce back, 2.6 helps, 1.0 takes and 1.7 squares with 29.7 minutes per game. He won his first NBA title when the Lakers vanquished the Orlando Magic in the 2009 NBA Finals.

During the 2009 off-season, Odom was sought intensely by his previous group, Miami. Regardless of supplications from Heat monitor Dwyane Wade, and Heat Executive Pat Riley, Kobe Bryant stayed idealistic Odom would come back to Los Angeles to collaborate with recently procured forward and Odom’s individual New Yorker, Ron Artest.

Following a month of repetitive exchanges, on July 31, 2009, the Lakers reported that they had consented to a four-year bargain worth up to $33 million with Odom. The venture would satisfy as Odom would assume a pivotal job for the Lakers while in transit to another NBA Championship, with the Lakers prevailing upon the Boston Celtics in the 2010 NBA Finals.

Odom proceeded with his solid play for the Lakers with another strong season in the 2010–11 season where he posted vocation highs in 3 point shooting rate (.382) and by and large field objective rate (.530). He began 35 games in Bynum’s nonattendance during the season and arrived at the midpoint of 16.3 focuses and 10.2 bounce back in those begins.

In 47 games off the seat, Odom found the middle value of 13.5 focuses, 7.5 bounce back in 28.4 minutes. Meeting the prerequisite to come in as a hold a bigger number of games than he began, Odom was granted the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award, turning into the primary player in Lakers history to do as such. Bryant called it Odom’s most “predictable season”.

During the offseason, Odom considered taking a break from b-ball after a nearby cousin was killed and Odom was a traveler in an SUV engaged with a mishap that executed a high school cyclist. The fender bender had happened the day after Odom went to his cousin’s memorial service.

Dallas Mavericks (2011–2012)

On December 11, 2011, Odom was exchanged to the Dallas Mavericks, the protecting NBA champions, for a first-round draft pick and an $8.9 million exchange special case after NBA Commissioner David Stern vetoed a proposed three-group exchange that would have sent Odom and Houston Rockets partners Kevin Martin, Luis Scola, and Goran Dragić to the New Orleans Hornets; Chris Paul to the Lakers; and Pau Gasol to the Houston Rockets.

Odom felt “disregarded” after he learned of the Hornets exchange openly, and he mentioned an exchange from the Lakers to another fighting group. The Lakers were likewise worried that Odom’s agreement was expensive since he was not expected to start the triangle offense with Mike Brown supplanting Phil Jackson as Laker’s mentor.

In January 2012, Sports Illustrated revealed that “Odom [had] yet to discover his specialty in Dallas. His battles [made] him an incessant objective of [Mavericks mentor Rick] Carlisle, who [harped] on Odom’s have to comprehend the inclusions, be progressively alert, impart and show signs of improvement shape… Group sources state Odom…appeared worried by what they accept [was] the psychological weight of a mind-boggling offseason.”

On March 2, 2012, Odom was doled out to the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League. He had missed the earlier three games because of individual reasons. His spell with the Legends was dropped on March 3, 2012, and he came back to the Mavs’ dynamic list. On March 24, Odom did not play in a 104–87 misfortune to the San Antonio Spurs; this was the first occasion when he could recollect not playing because of a mentor’s choice.

On April 9, 2012, it was declared that Odom had gone separate ways with the Mavericks. Rather than discharging him, the group recorded Odom as inert for the rest of the period. The move enabled the Mavericks to exchange him toward the part of the arrangement.

In an announcement to ESPN, Odom stated, “I’m grieved that things didn’t work out better for the two of us, however, I wish the Mavs’ association, my colleagues and Dallas fans only proceeded with achievement in the guard of their title.”

Mavericks proprietor Mark Cuban conceded that a conflict between the two during halftime in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies on April 7 was the issue that crosses over into intolerability. Odom allegedly reacted furiously when Cuban scrutinized his dedication, inquiring as to whether he was “in or out.” Odom found the middle value of just 6.6 focuses in 20.5 minutes alongside profession lows in shooting rate (35.2), bounce back (4.2) and helps (1.7).

Come back to Los Angeles Clippers (2012–2013)

On June 29, 2012, Odom was exchanged back to the Los Angeles Clippers as a component of a four-group bargain. The arrangement sent Odom to the Clippers, the rights to Tadija Dragićević and money contemplations to the Dallas Mavericks, Mo Williams and the draft rights to Shan Foster to the Utah Jazz, and the draft rights to Furkan Aldemir to the Houston Rockets.

He played each of the 82 rounds of the period for the third time in his vocation, however, just began two of them. Flabby for a large portion of the period, found the middle value of profession lows of 4.0 ppg and 1.7 APG in 19.7 mpg during the season.

He additionally arrived at the midpoint of 5.9 bounce back, yet shot simply 39.9 percent. The Clippers completed 56-26 and won their first-since forever Pacific Division title. In July 2013, Odom turned into a free operator, yet did not arrive an NBA contract regardless of some enthusiasm from the Clippers in his arrival. The Lakers likewise mulled over re-marking him, however, the two groups focused on different players.

Laboral Kutxa Baskonia (2014)

On February 18, 2014, Odom marked with Laboral Kutxa Baskonia of the Spanish League and the Euroleague on a two-month management a choice to expand it for the rest of the period. After a month, he came back to the United States because of back damage after his own primary care physicians in New York ruled him unfit to play out his agreement. He showed up in only two games for Baskonia.

New York Knicks (2014)

On April 16, 2014, Odom marked with the New York Knicks for the rest of the 2013–14 season, yet did not show up in the group’s season finale. The Knicks completed with a 37–45 win/misfortune record and missed the playoffs. On July 11, 2014, he was deferred by the Knicks.

Rebound (2019–current)

Odom intended to enter the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) in mid-2018, however, presumed that he was not fit enough. In December 2018, he joined the Philippine club Mighty Sports who is set to play in the 30th Dubai International Basketball Tournament on February 1-9, 2019. The list included individual imports Justin Brownlee and Randolph Morris, together with nearby novice, previous expert and Fil-Am ballplayers.

Odom considered his Dubai spell to be planning for his reemergence to proficient b-ball, especially in the Big3, a US-based 3×3 b-ball class established by rapper Ice Cube. He was named a co-chief of the Enemies squad, however, he battled in his first game before he was deactivated for the 2019 season by the BIG3.

Lamar Odom Dancing With The Stars

He’s a cast part in 2019’s Dancing with the stars. This current season’s yield of moving stars incorporates an NBA champion, a blunt previous examiner, a Kardashian, a soccer star and the show’s first transgendered challenger.

Ron Artest, Nancy Grace, Rob Kardashian, Hope Solo, and Chaz Bono are among the 12 competitors taking to the move floor for the thirteenth portion of “Hitting the dance floor with the Stars.” Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke come back to have the show that keeps up its organization that is well-known to normal watchers of the program, with a couple of new shocks en route.

Toward the finish of the period, one big name in this mixed gathering, alongside their superstar accomplice, will be granted the pined for reflected ball trophy.

First episode date: June 1, 2005
Judges: Len Goodman (Season 1-20, 22 -)
Networks: American Broadcasting Company, CTV Television Network
Presented by: Tom Bergeron, Lisa Canning, Samantha Harris, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Erin Andrews

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) About Lamar Odom

Who is  Lamar Odom?

Odom famously known as Lamar Odom is an American retired basketball player.

How old is  Lamar Odom?

He is 40 years old as of 2019.

How tall is  Lamar Odom?

He is 6 feet 10 inches tall.

Is  Lamar Odom married?

Khloe Kardashian dated Lamar and got married just after 3 weeks of courtship. The couple had many ups and downs that led to Khloe filing for a divorce that Lamar refused to sign. Khloe then filed for another divorce but Odom fell into a coma and Khloe decided not to continue with the divorce procedure. Odom recovered but he went back to drugs and substance abuse and several rumors went around that he had cheated on Khloe. Khloe finally filed for divorce again and this time Lamar signed and they got separated.

How much is  Lamar Odom worth?

He has an estimated net worth of $ 30 million.

How much does  Lamar Odom make?

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What happened to  Lamar Odom?

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Where does  Lamar Odom live?

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Is  Lamar Odom dead or alive?

He is still alive.

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