Lamar Odom Makes First Appearance At an NBA Game Since Hospitalization

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The former NBA champ went to the Staples Center to cheer on his former team amidst rumors of a relapse.

Things are continuing to look up for Lamar Odom during his road to recovery.

After attending both the Yeezy 3 NYFW show and Easter Sunday services with his former famous in-laws, the Kardashians, the former Los Angeles Laker was spotted sitting courtside at a game, cheering on his old team Wednesday night.

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With tickets gifted to him by Kobe Bryant, the former basketball star made his first NBA appearance since suffering two strokes and kidney failure after being found unconscious in a Las Vegas brothel in October. According to ESPN, Odom was in high spirits while cathcing up with two of his former teammates, Kobe Brynat and Dwyane Wade.

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Odom played alongside Bryant on the Lakers from 2004-2011. "In Vegas, he was [on death's doorstep]," Bryant said. "To see him walking around now, like nothing happened. It's really a miracle. It's beyond good to see him."

Rachel Nichols, host of ESPN's The Jump, tweeted as Odom walked into the famed NBA arena.

Lamar Odom walking into the Staples Center. Amazing. Told me he is feeling good.

We're so happy to hear of Lamar's progress and continually wish him the best!

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