Lamar Odom’s children release a statement asking for ‘prayers’

Destiny Odom, 17, and Lamar Odom Jr., 13, have released a statement on behalf of the family asking for “prayers” for their father Lama Odom.

The 35-year-old former NBA star remains in a coma after being found unconscious in a Nevada brothel following a drug overdose.

In a statement the pair said: “Thanks for your outpouring of prayers and support for our dad. We are here with our family and friends. We appreciate everyone respecting our privacy at this time. We ask for your continued prayers.”


The children arrived in Las Vegas with their mother Liza Morales On wednesday. Liza and Lamar were together for 10 years before splitting in 2008.