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Post Subject: Lamar Odom Abusing Drugs ( Did Drugs While With Team?) Post ID: 404426by clipsclaps » Aug 24, 2013 - 01:51 AM PST
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The problems in the celebrity marriage of Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian were triggered by Odom's abuse of hardcore drugs, according to a report.

TMZ reports that Odom has had a drug problem for two years. The outlet says Odom's drug problem got so bad last year, Khloe pressured him to go to rehab. She reportedly had private investigators stand security outside the facility to make sure he didn't leave. Odom supposedly left rehab after three weeks last August and has not been back.

According to the report, Odom stayed clean last NBA season, which he spent with the Los Angeles Clippers. After the season ended, he reportedly began using hardcore recreational drugs again.

Not only is Kardashian worried about Odom's supposed drug problem, but she also reportedly believes the rumors that he is cheating on her. Odom and Kardashian's marital problems have been the subject of gossip reports since early last year. A March 2012 report stated that Odom and Kardashian were "facing the end" in their relationship. The two married in Sept. 2009 after briefly dating. Though they have not divorced, recent reports have said Kardashian kicked her husband out of the house, and that Odom has been cheating.

Despite her cheating concerns, Khloe supposedly is more worried about getting Lamar drug-free than straightening out the cheating situation. The family supposedly held an intervention in recent days to ask Odom to go back to rehab, but it didn't work. TMZ says he moved out after that.

If Odom has been abusing drugs for two years, that could help explain his unbelievably poor season with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011-2012. The report could also help explain Odom's erratic behavior towards a photographer, whose equipment he smashed in July.

Odom is currently a free agent.

Source: Larry Brown Sports

I hope this isn't true. If it is then let's forget signing him.



                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404427by Clipswhit » Aug 24, 2013 - 02:27 AM PST
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It's TMZ, I'll believe it when a more credible source comes out.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404428by Icecoldclipper » Aug 24, 2013 - 02:40 AM PST
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I'm all for Tyrus Thomas risk at this point.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404429by ClipperFaithful » Aug 24, 2013 - 03:19 AM PST
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If its on TMZ it's true. I work on a television show and everything they report is on the money. It's actually amazing.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404430by AirGriffin » Aug 24, 2013 - 03:38 AM PST
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Really hard to believe. Don't think it's true.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404431by Dunkathon » Aug 24, 2013 - 03:57 AM PST
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Well, if he's on hard drugs, then say goodbye to the Clippers signing him, let alone anyone else in the NBA.

Time to trade for Pekovic lol.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404432by TheDude » Aug 24, 2013 - 03:59 AM PST
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You guys are fast! Just saw this, admittedly courtesy of my fianc, but wow. You know what, I believe it.

Sure it sucks to get traded. But to go from 6th man of the year to literally one of the worst players in the NBA, that's not just a broken heart. For christ's sakes he was making 8mil per year. Guys get traded every day, they don't completely fall apart.

He was better for us but not much. After a year on something (my guess is vics/oxy) you get accustomed, start to be a functioning adict. Makes perfect sense actually.

Think about how he talks in interviews, how his eyes look. He's droopy eyed all the time. Dude is stoned.

Forget it! Cannot sign this guy. He's done in the league if this is true. Another guy maybe can come back, ole Lam Lam does not have the intestinal fortitude. Plus they'll just bring him on the show and turn this into the saga of next season. He'll make 5 times what we're offering to televise his "recovery".

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404433by clippersforlife33 » Aug 24, 2013 - 05:59 AM PST
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i don't think he's doing "drugs" but i know for a fact he still smokes weed

                
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Post ID: 404434by realbull17 » Aug 24, 2013 - 06:08 AM PST
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i believe TMZ 100%. lamar alway had a problem with drugs ever since he was a teenager.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404440by what_up_clipnation83 » Aug 24, 2013 - 10:53 AM PST
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I hope the Clippers don't sign this guy if it's true

                
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Post ID: 404446by botev1921 » Aug 24, 2013 - 12:32 PM PST
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Weed is one thing, drugs is another. I smoke weed every day when I travel to Holland, but I would not touch cocaine or heroine or some **** like that!

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404447by cleepers » Aug 24, 2013 - 12:38 PM PST
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If I'd married into that family, I'd be on drugs too.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404450by TheDude » Aug 24, 2013 - 01:23 PM PST
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They would not bother writing an article if it's about weed. You don't go to rehab for weed.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404452by Markojaric » Aug 24, 2013 - 01:28 PM PST
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the drug thing makes sense,as the dude said. Wish you the best, lamar, and I hope you recover soon. Take all the time you need.

(Holland = Paradise )

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404453by DocHollywood » Aug 24, 2013 - 01:35 PM PST
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See the terrible consequences of drug abuse: Clippers sign Jamison.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404460by clips15deep » Aug 24, 2013 - 02:13 PM PST
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He has never failed a league drug test that they take 5 times per season, so I just don't know if this is true.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404461by Clippers_FTW » Aug 24, 2013 - 02:45 PM PST
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wooooow.... no way. This is booty sauce.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404462by Clippers_FTW » Aug 24, 2013 - 02:45 PM PST
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Glad I never took my avitar down

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404463by BennyBeFly » Aug 24, 2013 - 03:53 PM PST
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This leads to the next question...who do we sign instead of Odom?

                
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Post ID: 404466by CP3Heliflopter » Aug 24, 2013 - 04:38 PM PST
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Didn't know candy was a hardcore drug.

                
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Post ID: 404477by BringKamanBack » Aug 24, 2013 - 07:00 PM PST
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report said he was clean during the NBA year

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404480by gman » Aug 24, 2013 - 10:11 PM PST
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^if you abuse drugs, how do you stay clean for 10 months? He was caught as a clipper (1st run) if not mistKen

                
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Post ID: 404492by ToadVine » Aug 25, 2013 - 09:57 AM PST
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I wouldn't touch heroin, but I'd definitely touch heroine.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404493by ArtMaggot » Aug 25, 2013 - 10:02 AM PST
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I would do some Hermione!

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404495by ClipperKyle32 » Aug 25, 2013 - 10:09 AM PST
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Sometimes I feel TMZ is just throwing stuff out about Lamar because of the Camera incident! This is just a way of ruining his career without pressing charges and sending him to jail! The only thing I know that Lamar was abusing was Candy and Khloe K. Was trying to get him to go to the Dentist! I think this is sad that everyone is convicting him in the court of public opinon! What happened to Innocent until proven guuilty! All of you guys are saying "Okay he is doing drugs" "I believe it!" Give him a chance. This could all be fake! There are Reports and Rumers! They aren't proven yet! You can't even believe it yet! Believe it or not! We need Lamar's Skillset, His Championship Experience! Our team is so young and have very little veterans! Lamar can still play and contribute! I just believe it is unfair to accuse him of something we don't even know is true!

                
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Post ID: 404497by FightOnRon » Aug 25, 2013 - 11:47 AM PST
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Define hard core drugs, and I bet she says pot and pain killers (or some type of HGH to recover in the off season).

You do not become a hard core addict,stop for 10 months, start up again, then stop again.

The Kartrashians need to leave this planet and go somewhere else.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404501by ClipperFaithful » Aug 25, 2013 - 02:17 PM PST
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As much as I hate tmz, everything they write is true. They are also starting a sports site. Within 2 years everyone will be going there for sports gossip

                
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Post ID: 404502by toohipcliptoslip » Aug 25, 2013 - 02:23 PM PST
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I've worked with drug addicts and have had family with drug problems. It happens all the time. Look at a lot of actors who relapse and get clean etc.

If I remember he was suspended for pot. This may sound trivial but I'm sure lots of players smoke pot but a they're discrete. He probably was being public. Alcohol should be considered a hard drug. If he were using heroin or meth it should be pretty obvious.

Most likely prescription drugs a la House, or cocaine. Unless he was snorting pure heroin he's have tracks.

                
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Post ID: 404504by realbull17 » Aug 25, 2013 - 02:57 PM PST
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its getting worst for lamar. now he's missing. according to tmz.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404506by clipsclaps » Aug 25, 2013 - 03:26 PM PST
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Brett Poirier NBA ‏@BrettNBA 2m TMZ is reporting Lamar Odom has vanished and hasn't been seen in 3 days. Family fears he's on a cocaine binge. This is getting out of hand.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404507by Amnesty_David_Stern » Aug 25, 2013 - 03:59 PM PST
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Pretty sad, who knows what's up with this guy and how much of all of this is true. Odom seemed better than this from the shows he was in, and overall. But, just goes to show you that there are demons in everyone's closets. Let's hope he gets clean and stays that way and can live out a long and happy life. Otherwise he's bound to end up another athlete/celebrity that dies from a reckless lifestyle.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404509by FightOnRon » Aug 25, 2013 - 04:12 PM PST
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Well true or not,we know who won't be on our team next year

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404510by david » Aug 25, 2013 - 04:20 PM PST
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Sad news- hopefully Lamar Odom can get his life back together and eventually make a return back to the court.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404512by clipsclaps » Aug 25, 2013 - 04:23 PM PST
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I hope he doesn't do anything stupid...

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404515by ekker3 » Aug 25, 2013 - 04:56 PM PST
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basketball's irrelevant at this point. hope the guy can find some peace and drop the habit. i had a close friend that disappeared for days on end for the same reason. its an ugly situation.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404518by botev1921 » Aug 25, 2013 - 05:30 PM PST
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Reports say he is on crack cocaine, which is basically for the unhappy and depressed. I guess he did look a bit depressed last season in terms of his game, but who would have thought. He needs his family or they will soon find him dead on the street somewhere in LA. I must say it is the Lakers, who did that to him with the trade - maybe he took things a bit too personal back then!

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404519by TheCalmInsanity » Aug 25, 2013 - 06:27 PM PST
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Lamar has had a very tough life. Before anyone says "he's a millionaire!!!" use your brains for a second. We're all exponentially richer than most people in other countries, and still have things to complain about and have "tough lives". Money can't cure everything. Sure he can have his bills paid and his house cleaned and what not. But all in all, if he has problems in his life emotionally, there's not much money can do.

Losing a parent is very tough, then he lost a baby, then his cab driver hit and killed a pedestrian. These are all very tough things to go through no matter how much money you have. I remember when my grandma passed away, I would have given my whole house, my car, and all my belongings just to bring her back. When you get hurt emotionally, money means absolutely nothing.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404520by ohMEohMy! » Aug 25, 2013 - 06:41 PM PST
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^ well put, TCI

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404521by CP3Heliflopter » Aug 25, 2013 - 07:55 PM PST
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http://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/22 ... t-72-Hours

Things are getting very serious.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404523by clippersforlife33 » Aug 25, 2013 - 08:51 PM PST
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now theres reports saying Lamar is at NYC and he wants to be a Laker.

http://www.lakersnation.com/lakers-rumo ... 013/08/25/

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404524by clippersforlife33 » Aug 25, 2013 - 08:53 PM PST
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yup reports were true, clippers closing in on a deal with antawn jamison. i honestly think jamison has more game left then odom anyways... I'm not mad at all

                
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Post ID: 404532by pageC4 » Aug 25, 2013 - 09:39 PM PST
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At this point Jamison is just another roster space. The bigger factors will be what improvements Doc Rivers can make on players like Blake, Redick, and company. I have a feeling that Doc Rivers will make our starters much better

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404561by CP3Heliflopter » Aug 26, 2013 - 08:32 AM PST
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The Lakers and Odom are a perfect fit. Both are washed up and done.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404564by CP3.VI » Aug 26, 2013 - 09:42 AM PST
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well I know one thing his "best friend" Jaime has a huge drug problem. and when your best friend is a huge drug addicted its hard to believe you don't have some bad habits yourself.

                
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Post ID: 404566by clipper*joe » Aug 26, 2013 - 09:57 AM PST
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I'm pretty sure the tweet is saying Lamar's contact is in NY, not Lamar. Lamar is still missing.

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404569by namzug » Aug 26, 2013 - 11:24 AM PST
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Wish him the best, but would rather avoid the problems.

I don't have too much pity we are subject to the consequences of our own decisions. There's people that get in to stuff when they don't have any other choice (stealing out of need, gang related, etc...) developed from a tough situation. He may of had that at one point in his life, but look at tough juice who had so many run ins with the law, he got past it as well as so many other people; why not Lamar?

                
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Post Subject: RE: Report: Lamar Odom Abusing Hardcore Drugs Post ID: 404570by namzug » Aug 26, 2013 - 11:25 AM PST
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Does this make anyone else wonder about the time he said other players weren't listening to his advise? If I saw a guy that is having trouble keeping his life together, I would have trouble listening to him either.

                
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Post ID: 404573by clipper*joe » Aug 26, 2013 - 11:40 AM PST
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He was clean during his time with the Clippers. According to the timeline, he declined to be part of Team USA cause he was going to rehab. I think he used during the remainder of the off-season but came in clean for the season. I guess he waited for the season to end before going on his next run. I think the players weren't listening for their own personal reasons. They weren't listening to CP3 either.

                
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I'm just saying he seems to have a lot of issues, whether it is conditioning, marital (which I wouldn't hold against him unless they are obviously self inflicted and I don't know if that is the case), drugs, and I would assume there are other issues. I have friends in similar situations and they get it together for short periods, we try to help when we can, but eventually only get involved when they ask for help because you get tired of resulting issues. None of these friends would have a good chance on having me listen to much of any advise they have for me regarding most things.

In the end we don't really know how long it's been an issue, even though it might have been covered during the season or he was as clean as a whistle, but if you are aware of these issues it would be hard taking him seriously on other subjects if you still see warning signs.

All of this really takes a lot of assuming on our parts, and you know what they say what happens when you assume. I would rather just keep my distance if there is a 50/50 chance of it becoming an issue.

                
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Post ID: 404578by jeremywww » Aug 26, 2013 - 12:29 PM PST
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I went to UNLV when he was recruited there, and his former roommate Greedy Daniels was quoted in the paper saying Lamar had a "$600 a day hooker habit."

                
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