Athletes are one of those people who enjoy great limelight throughout their career. They have varied domains and can continue working as long as they remain fit and healthy. The athletes make piles of money during their stardom and fame time which last decades for some and a few years for most of them. Lamar Odom is also one of the few very famous basketball players who have a huge fan following and they make up tons of money. Athletes are close to those people who actually work hard and make money out of their energy.
Have a look at this famous athlete!
Lamar Odom is an amazing American athlete who was born in New York on 6th November 1979. He is a professional basketball forward. He last played with Los Angeles Clippers who belong to National Basketball Association (NBA). While in college, he played basketball for the Rhode Island Rams before he was chosen by Los Angeles Clippers in 1999.
In 2000, he was named as the NBA All Rookie First Team. He has been named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011 and has won two NBA championships in 2009 – 2010 while being a member of Los Angeles Lakers.
About himself, he says:
Lamar is just Lamar. My teammates probably can explain that a little better than I can. If I just go out there and do what I do and be myself, it shouldn’t be a problem.
Lamar Odom’s Career History
Los Angeles Clippers (1999-2003)
Miami Heat (2003-2004)
Los Angeles Lakers (2004-2011)
Dallas Mavericks (2011-2012)
Los Angeles Clippers (2012-2013)
- About his game, he believes:
I’m one of those players that I think I can do what’s asked of me. Whether it’s putting the ball in the basket, rebounding the ball, diving on the floor, making other people better, I’m willing to do anything just to win.
Lamar Odom in Films
Lamar Odom is also a reality TV star which the reason behind his huge fans following and also the reason behind his set back in the basketball career. Though he tried to convince NBA about his seriousness and dedication in his basketball career but that seemed to be some kind of plot to them. He is believed to have same passion for his career as he had for his reality show. He appeared in several movies and got great response from his fans. His famous films include: Arli$$, ESPN OutsideThe Lines Sunday, Entourage, Van Wilder, Jack and Jill, Hood of Horror, Kobe Doin’ Work, Fantasy Factory, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Minute To Win It, Modern Family, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami.
College: Rhode Island
Height: 6 feet 10 inches
Weight: 230 lb
Selected by: Los Angeles Clippers
Experience: 14 years
This is all from another great basketball player – Lamar Odom. His life and hard work is truly an inspiration for all his fans out there. Share your views.