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Lamar Odom is on the road to redemption. On Tuesday, he was looking good and spotted with his former teammate and current Lakers coach Luke Walton. He was reportedly assisting with a team workout and there’s even talk that Odom wants to be on the coaching staff. Good for Lamar, just last year he was definitely in that sunken place.
Considering what happens to the lives of men who join the Kardashian klan, Odom could have completely lost his identity in that sunken place when he booed up with
Khloé Kardashian (prayers up for Tristan Thompson). This is not to say his drug addiction was completely inspired by her, but his clear love for the Kardashian and the complexities of fame arguably did not help him.
Odom helped lead the Lakers to success in the 2009 and 2010 championships. He was considered a third important piece, alongside
Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, to winning the titles. However, when Odom was traded, he started to fade out of the NBA. His thrust into the limelight, as the husband of famed reality star Khloé, made him a reality star rather than a powerful force on the court.
Odom battled with drug addiction and came close to death after an overdose in 2015 at a brothel. It took a major intervention from family members to get Odom on the healthy track to rehab. He
told , “My daughter gave me the ultimatum to go. She said, ‘Pops, you get help or I won’t talk to you.’ I think she saw it in my behavior. Coke is a real psychological drug. You can be getting high and feeling great and then on the way down cursing yourself out.” Odom continued, “So I think it was one of those moments on the way down. This last time I checked into rehab, I was able to stay the whole 30 days and get the most out of it.” After rehab and splitting with the Kardashians, Odom now looks better than ever. Us Weekly
Congrats to Lamar who appears to be starting a new chapter in his life. Single, drug-free and officially out of the sunken place. But we wonder, has he seen
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67 Photos Of Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom During Brighter Days (PHOTOS)
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1. Besos! Khloe Kardashian Odom and her man Lamar Odom are no strangers to Instagram-PDA!
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2. Pucker Up, Doll! Lamar plants a smooch on Khloe’s cheek as they head out for a “late night date night”
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3. Aw! Seriously…how cute were they?
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4. Khloe and Lamar pucker up and send a message of love for the Holidays!
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5. Koko and LamLam cozy up to one another for a photo op!
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6. Khlomar show off their best duck faces together.
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7. The duo snap a selfie during an outing.
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8. Seriously…these two could not get enough of each other!
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9. Khloe shares a photo of their adorable matching monogrammed mugs!
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10. Koko was Lammy’s number one fan and a permanent fixture courtside at every Clippers game!
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11. Khloe cuddled up to her man!
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12. BFFs! Was there ever a more perfect set of best friends than KO and LO?
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13. Khloe shows off her bling and rocks her man’s initials!
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14. Khlomar always made time for selfies, even while painting the town red!
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15. Khloe shakes what her mama gave her with her man by her side!
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16. Lamar and their puppy-child Bernard spend a little QT together!
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17. Au Revoir! Lam-Lam sends Khloe off on a short trip.
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18. Khloe and Lamar were always all smiles all the time!
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19. XOXO! Khloe gives her man a kiss.
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20. Down time! Lamar takes a little time out with his four legged friend Bernard.
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21. Khloe and Lamar enjoying one another’s company and a tropical vacation!
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22. Selfie nation! Koko and Lammy snap this serious selfie together.
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23. Aw! Lamar cuddles up to his wifey for a photo op!
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24. Bernard looks on as daddy Lamar kicks it and unwinds.
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25. Lamar looks out over Kalifornia rockin’ his clothing line Rich soil.
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26. Khloe and Lam-Lam share an intimate moment before Kim’s baby shower.
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27. Kardashian and her man pucker up for the camera!
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28. Khloe spends the day with her Odom family!
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29. Lamar steals a kiss during Kim Kardashian’s baby shower.
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30. Khloe and Lamar hold hands and party the night away together!
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31. Khloe shared this adorable photo of her and her hubby sharing some special smooches!
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32. KoKo and Lammy rock Rich Soil and kick it together!
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33. Khloe, Lamar and Rob Kardashian party as a family!
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34. There was a time when you never saw Khloe without Lamar.
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35. Kardashian and her hubby share a laugh as they cruise over to Kimmy’s shower!
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36. Koko kicks it courtside to cheer on her man!
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37. After arriving back in LA, Khloe and Lamar make their way back home for some R&R.
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38. The Odom’s hit the red carpet together!
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39. Too cute! Khloe and Lamar share a smooch on the red carpet.
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40. The couple hit the town together during some down time.
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41. Koko and Lammy hit a red carpet in matching grey outfits!
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42. Khloe and Lamar head out for the evening hand-in-hand!
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43. Khloe puts on her sexiest little black dress for her man!
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44. Say Cheese! Khloe cuddles up to Lamar on the orange carpet at a Race To Erase MS event!
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45. Khloe shows off her wild side in leopard with her man by her side for the opening of Ryu!
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46. Khloe and Lamar keep it casual together.
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47. Khloe snags a smooch as the paparazzi look on!
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48. Lamar is all smiles as he supports his leading lady on the red carpet.
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49. Lamar proudly strolls hand-in-hand with his wife.
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50. This duo is so in sync.
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51. The happy couple show off their million dollar smiles on the orange carpet together!
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52. Lamar shows his support for the Kardashian Kollection as they pose for photos together.
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53. KO+LO forever!
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54. Khloe and Lamar show off their new scent at its launch event.
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55. Khloe shows off her sexy curves in silver with Lamar on her arm.
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56. Khloe and her man keep it simple in (mostly) black during a red carpet event.
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57. Khloe represents for her man at a Rich Soil event!
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58. Lamar supports Khloe as she sets out on her new hosting gig.
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59. Lamar gets on his suit and tie ish while Khloe stunts in all black.
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60. Khloe shows some skin in this sexy little black dress with Lamar on her hip.
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61. Khloe and Lamar hit the red carpet together early in their relationship.
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62. Khloe steps out with her man by her side as always!
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63. Koko and Lammy get cozy for the cameras!
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64. Amidst Divorce Rumors, Khlo & Lam Were Spotted Together
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65. They Didn’t Look Extremely Happy, But At Least They’re Talking
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66. Lamar Seemed With Getting To See His Wife
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67. Khloe & Lamar Hadn’t Been Seen Together For Months
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