Lamar was airlifted to a hospital at that time and initial reports claimed he only had a fifty percent chance of survival.
The ex-Lakers, Clippers and Heat forward has since checked into rehab and said he’s turned his life around.
“I’m a walking miracle,” Odom told Us Weekly this past March of the fact he’s even still with us after the brothel collapse and other drug-related incidents. Referring specifically to the strokes he suffered in Nevada in October of 2015, he explained:
“I was home by myself. Bored. I wanted to get out and have a good time. Looking back, I might have had a drink to get the mood started, but was I drunk or on drugs?
“Not at all. I remember lying in bed. Two women were in bed and then I fell asleep. That’s all.
“When I woke up four days later, I was trying to pull the tubes out of my mouth.”