How is Lamar Odom: He Is Living Cleaner, Is ‘the Best He’s Been in Months’

One year after overdosing and nearly dying at Las Vegas’ Love Ranch brothel, former NBA star Lamar Odom is still trying to put his extreme lifestyle behind him, says a source in the new issue of Us Weekly: “He is the best he has been in many months.” lamar-odom

This summer in NYC, the dad of three would disappear for days, says an insider, hitting up strip clubs, smoking pot and drinking heavily. On July 11, Odom, 36, was kicked off a Delta flight for vomiting while allegedly drunk. Soon after, Us reported he dodged a family intervention.

As previously reported, in December Lamar checked himself into a treatment facility for drug addiction. The brave choice came on the heels of the athlete’s near fatal overdose and a failed string of attempts to get clean

Lamar Odom Gets Emotional When Discussing Khloé Kardashian’s Commitment To Him During His Darkest Days — ‘I Just Want To Repay Her’.

Now that the father of two is officially sober, he’s able to realize who was really there for him during the dark times, like his ex-wife Khloé Kardashian.

Odom’s recent return to L.A., where better friends surround him, turned the tide. “He’s talking to his kids all the time, and they motivated him to start making changes in his life,” another insider reveals. Odom shares two kids, Destiny, 18, and Lamar Jr., 13, with ex-girlfriend of 10 years Liza Morales. The duo most recently spent a June day with dad at Disneyland.

The former L.A. Lakers star, desperate for a comeback with the NBA but unable to shake the demons that had been steadily encroaching on him for years, went on a bender and overdosed on drugs, including herbal Viagra, at a brothel in Crystal, Nev., about 80 miles away from Las Vegas.

An ambulance took him to nearby Desert View Hospital, where he was initially treated; too big to be airlifted via helicopter, the 6-foot, 10-inch-tall Odom was then transported via Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Ambulance to Sunrise Hospital in Vegas.

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