Posted September 04, 2013

Lamar Odom purchased $16K of cocaine in February, says alleged drug dealer

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Lamar Odom spent $16K on cocaine in February, said a man claiming to be his New York drug dealer. (Rocky Widner/Getty Images)

Lamar Odom spent $16,000 on cocaine in February, a man claiming to be his drug dealer said. (Rocky Widner/Getty Images)

A man claiming to be Lamar Odom’s drug dealer in New York gave an interview with Radar detailing the cocaine habits of the basketball star who was reported missing and on a drug binge in recent weeks.

According to the interview posted Tuesday, the man, who wishes to remain anonymous, said he sold $16,000 worth of cocaine to Odom while the Queens native was in New York in February. Odom, who played for the Los Angeles Clippers last season, was in New York on Feb. 10 for a game against the New York Knicks and could have been in New York again one week later during his time off for the All-Star break.

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The man claiming to be his dealer said he has known Odom for three years, during which time he claims to have sold the former Clipper “roughly more than $50,000″ worth of drugs. He said he has witnessed Odom “high” on cocaine approximately 10 times and that he personally watched Odom smoke the drug. In the interview, the man said Odom is a “nice guy” but has a “huge problem” because of his “addictive personality.”

Odom was arrested on charges of driving under the influence in Los Angeles last week shortly after his agent refuted reports that his client was missing. ESPN cited a source last week saying the two-time NBA champion was at a Los Angeles hotel with friends as they attempted to help him with an alleged drug problem. Los Angeles prosecutors issued a statement earlier in August that said they would not file battery and grand theft charges against Odom for an incident this summer involving a photographer.

The 33-year-old is currently a free agent after stints with the Clippers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks. Radar cited a source with knowledge of the situation who said that Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak told Odom’s agent that the team would offer him a roster spot for next season if he went to rehab.

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63 comments
Gorilla
Gorilla

cocaine is a hell of a drug


GladysGill003
GladysGill003

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GreenTabs
GreenTabs

If I were married into that family, I would be taking crack too. Can't blame him.

Tim45
Tim45

Gee, feature that: Kardashian hubby is big crack fan.............



rektree
rektree

If I were married to a Kardashian, $16K might not be enough.

Truth Hurts
Truth Hurts

The Dealer is doing the right thing.  That money is gonna get made either way and he doesn't wanna see Odom go down too.  He's doing Lamar a favor and cutting his own throat long term.  Please get it together Lamar.  Some of us are still rooting for you!

YemiThaBassMan
YemiThaBassMan

I've never heard of a publicity-hungry drug dealer (unless we're talking Big Pharma, but that's another discussion). Are we sure that this "dealer's" name doesn't start with a "K" and end with "ris Jenner"?

Terry
Terry

Sounds like the Manziel story.

Anonymous guy makes claims with no evidence.

southsideridezonchoppaz
southsideridezonchoppaz

Lol fake! Lol why would Lamar go up north east coast when he can get it cheaper n un stepped on from the south?? Lol if you kno.the game then you'd know white girl comes from Texas.... ALL of this country's cocaine come through Texas where we break it down n sell it to yaw where yaw step on it.... Lamar used to be in Dallas Idk why he aynt holla at us?? Rookie or fake story... Ima say fake story.

noodlekaboodle
noodlekaboodle

This makes no sense. If your a drug dealer and a guy is buying $50,000 worth of product why would you dog him out in the media? Shut up and keep making $$$. Either his dealer is a moron or this person isn't really his dealer.

cestpatrick
cestpatrick

Crack cocaine is hideous. It sounds like people around him are trying to intervene and help him get into some kind of treatment. Hopefully he will accept the help.   Addiction is a terminal disease and it sounds like Odom has it bad. He's in my prayers.

Hello1813
Hello1813

You know you have a really big drug problem, when drug dealers are giving interviews on how much you bought from them. LOL.    What's next tracking down anonymous strippers to see how much he spent on them?

darinramsay
darinramsay

Does this "anonymous dealer" provide receipts for his clientele?

darkst41
darkst41

Its sad that people dont have a life!!! In life you learn to keep your house in order. As a lakers fan I had enjoyed watching the game, meeting the NBA players. Remember " the love of money is the root to all evil. If you never had it you would never know. God bless

Judge Smails
Judge Smails

An anonymous drug dealer gives RADAR ONLINE an interview about selling Odom coke?  Boy if that doesn't sound like something Kris Jenner cooked up!

remolques
remolques

the guy selling him the drugs, shouldn't say he has a huge problem he should say he is a great client

darkst41
darkst41

God Bless Lamar, instead of bashing him. Pray for him.  I just did

JayTrdr
JayTrdr

 "the man, who wishes to remain anonymous"...That says it all.   "In the interview, the man said Odom is a “nice guy” but has a “huge problem” because of his “addictive personality.” ...Evidently he has no problem selling him drugs and taking his money. 

x72
x72

Lamar, do the world a favor and OD

Voiceover310
Voiceover310

A drug dealer who "wishes to remain anonymous" is giving interviews about his client list and the amounts that they are buying? Anyone remember what happens to Omar Suarez in Scarface? Sounds like this guy needs to go for a nice long ride somewhere. 

m.guszak
m.guszak

I would advise the drug dealer in question that it is not wise going public with who you sold blow to and or that you in fact sell blow. A whole host of problems can result from both of these.

MaryStricker
MaryStricker

I'm sorry you mean the drug dealer at the liquor store wasn't a good guy!?

atthebarbershop
atthebarbershop

So a drug dealer is now a credible source? The guys a drug dealer! WTF?!

bambam824
bambam824

Last February when odom finally realized he was a clipper, he made the mad dash for a "candy man."

Bearsclone
Bearsclone

16k in coke?  Charlie Sheen refers to that as "a large breakfast."

MARK7
MARK7

Dang, :Lamar hit me up when you are in L.A.. I get my stuff, straight from Peru and have it shipped as a liquid soaked in Clothing to the port of Long Beach.. You will get it pure my friend.. Call me

310-FOR-COKE

Dirty_Bob
Dirty_Bob

This sounds like a Chris Broussard source...

Joe R2
Joe R2

Since when do coke dealers do interviews?  This guy is either lying or he's the dumbest criminal on earth.  Anonymous my a.ss

WilyCoyoteSuperGenius
WilyCoyoteSuperGenius

Why is this garbage being printed? An anonymous drug dealer claims......

I am no fan of Odom, but to publish the nonsensical rantings of a supposed drug dealer is the worst sort of yellow journalism.

nightowl7395
nightowl7395

Come one, we all know this is the Kartrashians lining these people up - he messed with Khloe's "image" and now has to pay. I would feel sorry for him, but he knew what he was signing up for when he married her.

ITATTRACTS
ITATTRACTS

@x72 Crawl back up your mother's a__hole and incubate for a few more years. 

Marchoir
Marchoir

@atthebarbershop That's right. We shouldn't believe the drug dealer.  We should instead believe the drug addict.

Marchoir
Marchoir

@WilyCoyoteSuperGenius Yellow journalism? Actually it seems quite reasonable. Connect the dots. (1) Lamar Odom is obviously a drug addict and uses a large amount of illegal drugs (2) Lamar Odom has access to a ridiculous amount of disposable cash. (3) Odom cannot pick his illegal drugs off a tree in his back yard and in order to use them, he must first procure them from somebody (4) The only person that Odom can buy drugs from is by definition a "drug dealer". Recapping....Odom uses illegal drugs. He has to buy them from somebody. There is word on the street that Odom made a $16K purchase in New York. How is that illogical or unreasonable? Logically, who on earth would be in a better position to comment on Odom's drug purchases than a "drug dealer"? However, it's likely that the anonymous source is not the person who actually made the transaction with Odom, and is probably just a secondary source who heard about the purchase down the line.  Nevertheless, it's not an outrageous claim.

FlipTide
FlipTide

@nightowl7395 What the hell are you talking about?


How do you "mess with the image" of a family who's prior claim to fame was being related to the lawyer who got OJ off and making a sex tape??


atthebarbershop
atthebarbershop

@Marchoir @atthebarbershop This is not an either or kind of situation. We don't have to believe either person. And for the record, I haven't heard Odom deny he uses drugs. Look at all the sources on this story. Khloe, TMZ now this new rag. None of it is really trustworthy. If this dealer comes up missing in the next week days, then I'll believe he's telling the truth. I'm sure his other customers will have a problem with him public sharing this information. And BTW, don't you wonder how the writer found this guy? Could it be that the writer is also a customer? How do you find someone who sells/who has $16,000 worth of blow without knowing him?