A life of excess took Lamar Odom through a dark path, he was part of Kobe Bryant’s Lakers team during the dark times and then through his revival in the NBA. But he too was subject to this life and paid for it nearly with his life. Odom got a cocaine overdose that got him in a coma, Kobe Bryant was one of the first people to reach out to him after waking up.
Odom suffered 12 brain hemorrages and 6 heart attacks during the days he was in that coma, but somehow, he cheated death. Since then, he’s done his best in order to remain away from that life of excess and Kobe Bryant was always there to offer him the best possible advice. With his friend gone, Odom does what he can in order to remain alive.