Lamar Odom did not pull any punches in a first-person story he wrote for the Player's Tribune about the struggles he has faced with addiction the past several years

By Jimmy Traina
July 27, 2017 12:53 PM
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Lamar Odom did not pull any punches in a first-person story he wrote for the Player’s Tribune about the struggles he has faced with addiction the past several years.

The former NBA star also opened up about his cocaine habit and what happened when he ended up in a coma at a Nevada brothel.

Odom explains that it was his severe addiction to cocaine that caused his downfall.

Odom later added:

Odom explained that he suffered many losses throughout life, including his mother, six-month-old son and best friend, which led to him using cocaine to mask the pain.

This article originally appeared on Si.com