Basketball can sure bring a broken family together. Lamar Odom reunited with his estranged kids, Lamar Odom Jr. and Destiny Odom, for the first time since leaving the hospital and they all caught Kobe Bryant’s last game on April 13. Click to see!
Kobe Bryant, 37, may just be a miracle worker and we’re not talking about his amazing performance during his last game in the NBA. Lamar Odom, 36, reunited with his kids – Lamar Odom Jr., 14, and Destiny Odom, 17 – for the first time after he left the hospital and he has Kobe to thank!
Lamar flew his kids to join him and Kanye West, 38, to see Kobe’s final time on the court, sources tell TMZ. The four of them were caught watching Kobe put up 60 points in a fantastic end to a phenomenal career. Lamar has been making an extra effort to reconnect his kids, sources tell TMZ, and this huge gesture is definitely a good start. To hear more about Lamar Odom, head over to iTunes and download the latest HollywoodLife podcast for free!
This game was the first time the kids have seen their dad since visiting him in the hospital and it’s all because of Kobe. Black Mamba reportedly gave LO tickets to see his final game, per TMZ, and Kobe even threw in 2 extra for the kids. No wonder Lamar called Kobe his “brother” in his touching tribute message!
Though Lamar was once accused of neglecting his kids, they’ve been patching up their relationship. When Lamar took his first photograph after his tragic overdose, his two kids were right in the photo with him. “Christmas with my Pops. Here’s to 2016. Blessed,” Lamar Jr. captioned the picture, posted on New Year’s Eve.
Lamar’s kids were right by his side, along with their mother, Liza Morales, 36, when the ex-NBA champion suffered a drug overdose in a Nevada brothel on Oct. 13. Even while he was unconscious and clinging to life, his family – both the Kardashians and the Odoms – were there to see him pull off a miraculous recovery!
“Lamar Jr. and Destiny are really grateful for everything Khloe [Kardashian] has done for their father,” a source close to LO’s family EXCLUSIVELY told HollywoodLife.com. However, Khloe might not be in the picture for much longer, as she’s planning to refile for divorce. However, Lamar’s pretty confident that things are going to end up on a good note.
What do you think about LO reuniting with his kids at Kobe’s last game, HollywoodLifers? Are you happy they’re getting along?