Report: Lamar Odom Suffers Drug Relapse

Lamar Odom, drug relapse

Report: Lamar Odom Suffers Drug Relapse

Traces of black tar heroin use allegedly left in hotel room.

Published July 10, 2015

It has been a rough stretch for Lamar Odom.

After losing friends Jamie Sangouthai and Bobby Heyward due to drug overdoses days apart last month, reports have surfaced about the former two-time NBA champion suffering a drug relapse himself.

A source allegedly close to Odom told Life & Style that he relapsed during a visit with Sangouthai last month. The magazine's website was also obtained exclusive hotel photos of what substance-abuse counselor Dr. Alicen McGowan says "definitely show black tar heroin" use.

The traces of the drug were believed to have been left behind by Odom and his friends during a stay at the Best Western Hotel in Los Angeles in April, suggesting that the ex-hoops pro is again battling his demons.

One of Odom's friends even told that publication that Odom has been getting regularly high since mid-May. Although the former NBA star has vowed to seek help, "his friends are scared that he’ll wind up like his friend Bobby Heyward and Jamie." 

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Written by BET-Staff


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