Lamar Odom Reportedly Had Terribly Expensive Drug Habit

By Andrew Fisher
Lamar Odom
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You knew it was only a matter of time before details of Lamar Odom‘s drug habits came out. TMZ is now reporting that the basketball star was spending an average of around $800 per day during the height of his drug binge this summer. Odom was apparently addicted to crack cocaine to the point where he even eclipsed the $1,000 mark in a single day. TMZ is also stating that Odom would surround himself with up to 7 or 8 other users in his hotel room and that he was known for sharing large quantities of the drug.

His wife, Khloe Kardashian, reportedly knew that the basketball star had a problem, but that she kept it quiet for two years. Apparently, she’d had enough and exposed Odom to save their marriage.

Looking at the math, if the power forward was spending an average of $800 per day for an entire summer (about 90 days), that would mean he’s spent at least $72,000 on drugs in the past few months. Good thing he’s a multi-millionaire (but maybe not anymore).

If it was me, I’d be looking to quit drugs and the Kardashians. That’s a lifestyle that would take a toll on anyone. Odom has apparently taken the first step to getting sober as he’s now checked into a rehab facility. It’s also being said that if he can clean up and get his life together, that the Los Angeles Lakers would be willing to give him a chance to make the their team.

I hope Odom can finally kick his nasty drug habit and get back out on the court for the upcoming season. You’d just hate to see another pro athlete’s career ruined and another fortune wasted on a stupid drug.

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