Lamar Odom’s condition continues to get better after he showed signs of improvement on Friday, when he began breathing on his own again and had his breathing tube removed, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne.
Odom remains in critical condition, but he’s doing “way, way better” and is “more conversational” as he recovers from a drug overdose. The former NBA star was found unconscious Tuesday at Nevada’s Love Ranch brothel, which is about 90 miles away from Las Vegas. He was rushed to a hospital and put on life support.
There’s been an outpouring of support across the NBA community for Odom as he fights for his life. Kobe Bryant visited Odom in the hospital, and Khloe Kardashian, Odom’s estranged wife, has been by his side throughout the ordeal.
While it appears Odom isn’t completely out of the woods yet, this latest news is definitely a good sign that he’s going to make it through this. Hopefully he does pull through and gets some help for his issues, as all indications are that he’s a great guy who’s dealt with a lot in his life.