Looking at Lamar Odom's massive 6'10'' frame, you don't imagine too many things could hurt the guy.
Although, if you look past the big smile and sit down to listen to his story, it is enough to leave you speechless. Coming from extreme humble beginnings, Odom has shown perseverance in overcoming tough obstacles in his life.
After finding his love for basketball, Odom never looked back. He knew what he wanted to do with his life and never had a second choice. Playing basketball was the one thing that made Odom happy during his tough childhood.
Drafted by the Clippers in 1999, Odom looked to finally escape all of his troubles and find a great life for himself. Although, Lamar Odom admitted never growing up and not being responsible with his money and popularity.
Now, easily the most known sixth man in the NBA, Lamar Odom is averaging a near double-double with 10.5 PPG and 9.6 RPG this season.
Nicknamed the "Package" for having an outstanding all-around game, Odom hopes to lead the Lakers to another championship this year.
Here are 10 things you need to know about Lamar Odom: