Lamar Odom - updates

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Former NBA star Odom used 'fake penis' to cheat drug testers in 2004

May 20, 2019 - 12:58 PM

The two-time NBA champion says he panicked after being named to the US Olympic team for the 2004 Games in Athens, fearing he would fail a drug test

PUTTING IT BLUNTLY. Lamar Odom says he would have never passed the drug test considering he had been smoking weed regularly back then. File photo

PBA player agent Sheryl Reyes dies

May 11, 2019 - 8:27 PM

She was known for bringing in quality imports in the PBA, serving as agent for Justin Brownlee of Barangay Ginebra and Renaldo Balkman of San Miguel

GONE TOO SOON. Sheryl Reyes dies of cervical cancer. Photo from Reyes' Instagram account (@femaleagentsr)

Lamar Odom comeback an inspiration, says Tiu

Feb 10, 2019 - 12:28 PM

Four years after recovering from a coma, former Lakers star Lamar Odom slowly finds his groove with Mighty Sports-Philippines

Mighty Sports-PH clinches Dubai semis berth

Feb 08, 2019 - 8:27 AM

Behind Justin Brownlee and Juan Gomez de Liaño, Mighty Sports-Philippines drubs Iraq to march to the Final Four versus Al Riyadi

TEEN SENSATION. UP standout guard Juan Gomez de Liaño pumps in 21 points in Mighty Sports-Philippines’ do-or-die quarterfinal duel. Photo from Mighty Sports

Tiu hopes Odom steps up to sweep Dubai eliminations

Feb 05, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom tallies only 4 points in the Dubai tournament, so far

STEPPING UP. Lamar Odom looks to step up in Mighty Sports' bid for a playoff berth in the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship. Photo from Charles Tiu's Instagram

Odom, Mighty Sports kick off bid vs unfamiliar foe

Jan 31, 2019 - 11:19 AM

Led by former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom, Mighty Sports-Philippines opens its Dubai campaign versus American University

BIG BOOST. With former NBA stalwart Lamar Odom at the helm, Mighty Sports looks to redeem itself from a forgettable debut two years ago. Photo from Might Sports Instagram

Odom, Mighty Sports to test mettle vs Magnolia

Jan 28, 2019 - 9:28 PM

The exhibition match will serve as preparation for Mighty Sports' campaign in the Dubai International Basketball Championship

STILL AT IT. Lamar Odom looks to improve on his individual play against the Hotshots. Photo from Instagram (@mightysports_ph)

Lamar Odom open to more Philippine playing stint

Jan 25, 2019 - 5:32 PM

'I was knocking on death's doorstep, so to just have the opportunity to play basketball is a win-win,' says former Lakers star Lamar Odom

BACK TO THE GRIND. After a dark five-year layoff, Lamar Odom continues his journey back on court by suiting up as an import for Mighty Sports. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

LOOK: Former Lakers star Lamar Odom arrives in Manila

Jan 23, 2019 - 11:35 AM

The two-time NBA champion is set to reinforce a Philippine club team that will see action in a Dubai basketball tournament

REINFORCEMENT. Former NBA standout Lamar Odom has been tapped to beef up Mighty Sports Philippines in an international club tilt. Photo by Jae Maryanol/Rappler

Ex-Laker Lamar Odom to arrive in Manila on January 23

Jan 22, 2019 - 3:52 PM

Lamar Odom shows good signs of being in shape as he posts his training regimen on Instagram

REINFORCEMENT. Ex-Laker Lamar Odom is reinforcing Mighty Sports Philippines' Dubai in the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship. Photo from Lamar Odom's Instagram

Ex-Laker Lamar Odom to reinforce PH squad in Dubai tilt

Dec 19, 2018 - 8:08 AM

The two-time NBA champion will join Mighty Sports Philippines in the Dubai Basketball Championship

NEVER STOPPING. Lamar Odom, 39, still wants to play in the BIG3 and the Chinese Basketball Association. Screengrab from Instagram (@lamarodom)

Lamar Odom opens up about drug-fueled brush with death

Jul 28, 2017 - 4:57 AM

The two time NBA champion recalls waking up from a 4 day coma and being told by a doctor that he wasn t expected to survive

STAYING ALIVE. Although he's sober now, Lamar Odom writes that it's "an every day struggle." Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Lamar Odom out in public at Kanye West show in NY

Feb 12, 2016 - 1:48 PM

Lamar Odom makes his first public appearance since his 2015 drug overdose

LAMAR ODOM. The former NBA star makes his first public appearance since his drug overdose in 2015. Screengrab from Instagram/kimkardashian

Khloe Kardashian says Lamar Odom cheated on her during their marriage

Jan 14, 2016 - 8:58 PM

What he s done doesn t make him a bad person that doesn t define who he is says Khloe about Lamar cheating while they were still married

INFIDELITY. Khloe Kardashian opens up about Lamar Odom cheating on her while they were married, and the Nevada brothel binge that had him fighting for his life. File photo shows the former couple at the Kardashian Kollection Handbag launch in Australia in 2011. Photo by Tracey Nearmy/EPA

Lamar Odom continues on road to recovery

Jan 09, 2016 - 1:48 PM

Former NBA champion Lamar Odom will continue his miraculous recovery at a new rehab facility his family said in a statement

RECOVERY. Lamar Odom, seen during a FIBA World Basketball championship preliminary round match in 2010, was found unconscious last year in a brothel following a 4-day binge. Photo by Kerim Okten/EPA

Khloe Kardashian reacts to criticism over 'People' interview about Lamar

Oct 28, 2015 - 11:50 PM

Khloe receives backlash over her first interview after Lamar Odom s drug binge Plus more on what Khloe has to say about Lamar s recent headline making health scare

KHLOE KARDASHIAN. The reality star reacts to backlash over her first interview since Lamar Odom's reported drug binge. Screengrab from Instagram/khloekardashian

Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian halt divorce case

Oct 22, 2015 - 9:52 AM

Lamar and Khloe call off their divorce in wake of Lamar s binge at a Nevada brothel that left him fighting for life

LAMAR ODOM. The ex-NBA champion and his estranged wife, Khloe Kardashian, decide to call of their divorce. Screengrab from Instagram/lamarodom

Lamar Odom takes first steps in 'miraculous' recovery

Oct 21, 2015 - 10:09 AM

Khloe Kardashian issues her first statement since Lamar s hospitalization

PROGRESS. Lamar Odom's condition improves after he was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel. Screengrab from Instagram/lamarodom

Lamar Odom moves hospital after brothel binge - report

Oct 20, 2015 - 10:44 PM

Lamar is showing signs of improvement after his drug fuelled binge at a Nevada brothel

LAMAR ODOM. The former NBA champion shows signs of improvement after his drug-induced coma and was released from the Las Vegas hospital where he was staying. Screengrab from Instagram/krisjenner

Lamar Odom reportedly progressing after binge-induced coma

Oct 19, 2015 - 11:37 AM

Lamar remains in the intensive care unit at Sunrise Hospital with serious medical concerns

NBA player Lamar Odom arrives to attend a custody hearing at New York State Supreme Court on March 5, 2013 in New York City. Jemal Countess/Getty Images/AFP

Lamar Odom regains consciousness after brothel binge – aunt

Oct 17, 2015 - 9:54 AM

Lamar responds to doctors after days of being on life support

RESPONSIVE. Lamar Odom regains his consciousness after he was found unconscious at a brothel in Nevada. The former NBA champion is pictured above for a media day in 2011. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Lamar Odom had used cocaine, say brothel employees

Oct 15, 2015 - 2:22 PM

Reports say that sources now indicate that Lamar suffered brain damage and at least one stroke and is on a ventilator This after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel

File photo by Larry W. Smith Corbis Out/EPA

Kobe Bryant visits hospital as Lamar Odom fights for life

Oct 15, 2015 - 5:40 AM

Bryant who won two NBA championships with Odom visited his former teammate after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel

CHAMPIONS. Lamar Odom (L) and Kobe Bryant (R) won back-to-back NBA titles together in 2009 and 2010. Bryant left immediately after a preseason game to visit his stricken former teammate. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Ex-NBA champ Lamar Odom reportedly 'fighting for life'

Oct 14, 2015 - 10:11 AM

Lamar is found unconscious in a legal brothel in Nevada

LAMAR ODOM. The former NBA champion and Khloe Kardashian's ex-husband is 'fighting for his life.' File photo from EPA

Knicks sign Lamar Odom at season's close

Apr 17, 2014 - 8:55 PM

Lamar Odom s twisting path from NBA champion with the Lakers to tabloid target along with reality TV star wife Khloe Kardashian has brought him for now to the New York Knicks

NEW YORK FLOW. Lamar Odom, seen greeting the crowd in Spain after joining a local league, is heading back to the NBA. Photo by David Aguilar/EPA

Former Laker Lamar Odom signs with Spanish basketball team

Feb 19, 2014 - 1:38 AM

Two time NBA champion Lamar Odom has joined Spanish basketball team Laboral Kutxa Baskonia on a two month deal

WELCOME TO MADRID. Lamar Odom, shown contesting a call during the 2010 FIBA World Championships, is headed to Spain on a 2-month contract. Photo by Kerim Okten/EPA

Khloe Kardashian-Odom shifts gears

May 02, 2012 - 12:03 PM

The reality star decides to put marriage over reality show

FAMILY FIRST. Khloe Kardashian-Odom puts husband Lamar Odom first before career. Photo from

Mavs say goodbye to Odom

Apr 10, 2012 - 12:30 PM

Lamar Odom has only been with the Dallas Mavericks for 4 months but the two have agreed to part ways