What Led to Lamar Odom's Nightclub Collapse

Rep says he was simply dehydrated
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 6, 2017 3:05 PM CST
In this March 30, 2016, file photo, former Los Angeles Lakers' player Lamar Odom watches during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Lakers and the Miami Heat in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

(Newser) – Lamar Odom collapsed at a Los Angeles nightclub early Sunday morning, but his rep says the former NBA star has since seen his doctor, is "doing great" now, and that he simply exercised too hard earlier. He was dehydrated after the workout and it was hot in the club, the rep says, per TMZ and USA Today. Odom, 38, was at his VIP booth when he collapsed around 2am. A witness said he had been drinking for a few hours beforehand, and TMZ reports he has "been partying a lot lately." It's been two years since he almost died of a drug overdose. (Read more Lamar Odom stories.)

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