Scott Van Pelt made a very clear statement on ESPN. Beyond anything you have seen on TV lately, Lamar Odom was an NBA star before he got caught up with the Kardashians. Scott said "Kardashian reality star? No, no, no, no. Lamar Odom, unlike those for whom fame is oxygen, whose fame comes in the absence of accomplishment, his fame was earned,”. Some fail to notice that success Lamar Odom had in his life because its been clouded with his post NBA career.
When we all see news that Odom is currently in a hospital fighting for his life, we recall his one of a kind 14-season NBA career, his NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers and his Sixth Man of the Year Award. These are the memories we recall of Lamar Odom, his success as an athlete. Unfortunately, the media has changed his image to this "reality star" for this alleged reality show that no one watches.
We are totally aware that " “Passed out in a brothel makes for a helluva headline, and I’m sure quite a juicy episode of TV, but stripped to the foundation, it’s just incredibly sad. All of it," said Scott.
Lamar Odom will always be remember for his accomplishments as an NBA player. His misfortune of bumping into the vultures in the Kardashian family was one of his missteps. Nonetheless, he is part of the family that saw him grow and succeed; the NBA