The Los Angeles Lakers has released their statement in response to the news of their former player Lamar Odom’s hospitalization. Read on for more details.
According to E! News, the Los Angeles Lakers spokesperson has released a brief statement as a response to the news regarding the hospitalization of Lamar Odom, after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel.
“We are of aware of the media reports but don’t have any additional information at this time,” stated the Lakers spokesperson John Black. He also added that the team has been monitoring the situation as best they can.
“Reports of Odom’s hospitalization have reached the Lakers locker room, with staffers trying to find out to which hospital he’s being taken,” Bill Oram, the OC Register sports reporter, tweeted on October 13.
It was reported that Odom reached the town of Crystal near Pahrump on October 10, and checked into Dennis Hoff’s Love Ranch South. The ex-NBA star was found unconscious in his room Nevada brothel by a staff member on October 13, after days of partying. Reports revealed that the ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian was taking herbal Viagra during his stay at the ranch. Another report of the source also revealed that he was with a girl in the early morning hours on October 13.
Odom was spitting up liquid, while he was found unconscious. The athlete was immediately rushed to Desert View Hospital. Even after initial treatment, he was not in a condition to be transported to Las Vegas hospital by Mercy Air helicopter. The athlete is transported by Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Ambulance to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada for further treatment.
Lamar Odom played for the Lakers from 2004 to 2011, during which he was crowned with two NBA championships, and “NBA Sixth Man of the Year” award. After working with the Lakers, the athlete played for Dallas Mavericks, and then for the Los Angeles Clippers.
Odom’s ex-wife Khloe Kardashian as well as the entire Kardashian family is shocked about his hospitalization. Mirror reported that Khloe, and her sisters Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner rushed to Las Vegas hospital after the news broke out.
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