Lamar Odom’s recent book has been getting plenty of attention lately.  Mostly for his drug abuse, womanizing and relationship with Khloe Kardashian, but there’s a section of the book worthy of a little attention too.

Odom shared inspiring stories about his relationship with his former Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant.  In an Instagram post on Sunday, Odom called Bryant the father figure he never had.

That explains a lot.  Odom must have been paying particularly close attention to Kobe’s special trip to Colorado.

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