Prayers Up: Lamar Odom 'Not Doing Great'

EL SEGUNDO, CA - MAY 11:  Lamar Odom #7 of the Los Angeles Lakers speaks during a news conference at the Lakers training facility on May 11, 2011 in El Segundo, California. The Lakers were swept out of their best of seven series with the Dallas Mavericks four games to none. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lamar Odom;

Prayers Up: Lamar Odom 'Not Doing Great'

Details on the athlete's recovery process.

Published December 16, 2015

Lamar Odom is still a long way from being fully recovered, as Entertainment Tonight reports. He is having trouble speaking, walking and remembering his own name.

"He's not doing great," a source said. "His speech is still slurred and he can barely walk on his own yet. He forgets a lot of people's names — sometimes even his own. He definitely has some memory loss."

His estranged wife Khloé Kardashian is also weighing in on his delayed progress, saying that sometimes she's not even sure if he understands how he got to where he is today.

"I don't know if he can right now," she said when asked if Lamar has been able to show her gratitude for sticking by his side. "Like, I don't know if he fully understands everything, but I know he is grateful... and I'm not doing it for validation. I'm not doing it to get praise back."

Meanwhile, the two-time NBA champ and his tragic downfall was the obsession of Google this year. The search engine released its annual study of the year's most Googled topics, considered to be the definitive insight into what's on people's minds, and the Odom tragedy topped the list. 

Hopefully people learned something from all that Googling and the former NBA champ slowly and gradually makes progress as the days go by.

Watch a recap of the events in the video below: is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music. 

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Written by Moriba Cummings


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