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Lamar Odom is known as a former American professional basketball player and reality TV star. He is most famous for winning NBA championships in 2009 and 2010 with the Los Angeles Lakers and he was named the 2011 NBA Sixth Man of the Year.

Lamar Odom was born on November 6, 1979 in New York. His mom Cathy Mercer worked as a traffic officer and cherished him a great deal. She needed her child to be an effective person and avoid the perilous paths where they live. Lamar Started playing basketball when he was only 7 years of age. Odom played a ton to turn out to be great in the game he adores. He was a lot closer to his mom than his father but his mom passed on when he was only 12 years of age because of colon cancer.

Career as Basketball Player

The Los Angeles Clippers were a losing group and they were well known for that even before Odom was drafted to the team. Lamar tried to add his talent and prosperity to the group in spite of dealing with his very own wounds and problems. He had to deal with the passing of his grandma in 2003.

From that point onward, he turned into a free agent and get the $63 million contract from the Miami Heat. Lamar's game averages at that time were 17.1 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. During his time with the Heat, he was additionally representing the United States at the Olympic Games in Athens, and Greece. He turned pushed his motivation to win the bronze medal award.

Odom bolstered his new team, the Los Angeles Lakers to win NBA titles in 2009, and 2010. He was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in a package for Shaquille O'Neal. Lamar has additionally combined his interesting playing style with the legend, Kobe Bryant.

He was then sent to the squad of Dallas Mavericks toward the finish of 2011. Odom was not content with this arrangement and soon he got released from that group and returned to the Los Angeles Clippers.

Marriage with Khloe Kardashian and Children

Lamar has 3 children, from his former sweetheart Liza Morales. His most high profile relationship was when he got married to the reality tv star named Khloe Kardashian on September 27, 2009. They got married on the reality TV drama, Keeping Up with Kardashians. They have had an up and down relationship, Odom claimed that she was still the love of his life in May 2019.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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