Lamar Odom leaves L.A. hospital for private facility, family says

Former NBA star Lamar Odom has been in a Los Angeles hospital since being transferred there in October following his near-fatal overdose at a Nevada brothel. The Associated Press reports that Odom has left the hospital and has moved to a "private facility," per a family statement. 

Former NBA star Lamar Odom has been transferred from a Los Angeles hospital to a private facility. But there's no word on his condition, three months after he was found unconscious and in critical condition at a Nevada brothel.
Family spokeswoman Alvina Alston said Friday that Odom was released from the hospital earlier in the week. Alston says Odom's family is proud of what's termed his "miraculous and continued improvement" but isn't providing details of his condition.

Source: The Associated Press

Odom had reportedly made huge progress last month in taking multiple steps unassisted and recognizing care staff. His son posted the first photo of Odom since the incident last week on social media

Odom, 36, has received a consistent outpouring of support from the NBA community following the overdose, which followed several years of reported drug abuse after Odom suffered multiple tragedies in his personal life. 

Lamar Odom has reportedly left an L.A. hospital. (USATSI)
Lamar Odom has reportedly left an Los Angeles hospital. (USATSI)
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