It looks like Lamar Odom may be on the road to recovery after a scary overdose earlier this week.
According to E!Online, the 35-year-old former NBA star has woken up from the coma he slipped into after being hospitalized on Tuesday. On Friday, Odom opened his eyes, saw Khloé Kardashian, who has been by his bedside as he fights for his life, said, “Hey baby,” gave her a thumbs up and then went back to sleep, a source told E! News.
In addition to Khloé, 31, he is surrounded by his children and other family members, including Khloé’s mother, Kris, and sisters Kendall, Kylie, Kim, and Kourtney. Khloé, who arrived with mom Kris Jenner, had Odom’s father, his two kids and their mother flown in to see him.
The basketball player was found unconscious at the brothel in Nevada earlier this week. At the hospital, he was hooked up to a ventilator and his condition was deemed critical. Doctors had indicated to his family that because he likely suffered multiple strokes, he could have severe physical and mental impairment and that the longer he remained unresponsive, the less likely he may have normal brain function if and when he woke up.
Odom’s friends and fellow basketball players, including Kobe Bryant, who was his teammate when he played for the Los Angeles Lakers, have also visited Odom at the hospital, while others have expressed their support from L.A.
We’re still praying and wishing the best for Odom and his family as he continues to recover.