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Lamar Odom(Photo: Steve Granitz, WireImage)

Lamar Odom collapsed at a Los Angeles nightclub early Sunday morning because of dehydration, a spokesperson for the previous NBA participant instructed USA TODAY Sports on Monday morning.

A video obtained by TMZ reveals Odom slumped over and being helped by safety personnel at a membership in West Hollywood.

Odom’s spokesperson mentioned in a press release that the 38-year-old, who final appeared in an NBA recreation with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2013, is “doing great.”

“He was dehydrated due to intense workouts earlier in the day without the intake of enough fluids,” the spokesperson mentioned. “It was also very hot in the club. He has seen his doctors and is doing great.”

Odom’s collapse occurred greater than two years after he practically died of a drug overdose. In an article that appeared in The Players’ Tribune earlier this 12 months, he wrote that he was in a coma for 4 days.

“At that point in my life, I was doing coke every day. Pretty much every second of free time that I had, I was doing coke. I couldn’t control it,” Odom wrote within the story.

Odom averaged 13.three factors per recreation over his 14 seasons within the NBA, successful two championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. He later signed a contract with knowledgeable crew in Spain, Laboral Kutxa Baskonia, however returned to the United States due to a again harm after showing in simply two video games.

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