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'Depressed' Lamar's Death Wish! Desperate Dad Warns: 'Only God Can Save Him!'

Lamar Odom Overdose Drugs Drinking Father Joe Odom Concerned

Jul. 25 2016, Updated 1:52 p.m. ET

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Lamar Odom's overdose in a Nevada brothel last October was hardly the wakeup call fans had hoped it would be. The former NBA star has spiraled out of control since, and his dad Joe told Radar exclusively he could die at any moment!

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Lamar Odom Overdose Drugs Drinking Father Joe Odom Concerned

Lamar Odom's overdose in a Nevada brothel last October was hardly the wakeup call fans had hoped it would be. The former NBA star has spiraled out of control since, and his dad Joe told Radar exclusively he could die at any moment!

Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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"Only God can save him now," Joe confessed in an exclusive interview. The disturbing admission follows the former basketball player's drinking spree last week, which started with a booze-fueled puking incident on a Delta flight from Los Angeles to New York.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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The 36-year-old, covered in vomit, was escorted off the plane but was luckily well enough to make it onto a later flight, Joe said.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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"He was enjoying himself a little too much before he left," he explained, as he lit up a cigarette on the streets of his Brooklyn neighborhood.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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Since the overdose, Lamar has been spotted hitting the bottle in several bars in Los Angeles and New York. When news of his son's behavior broke. Joe revealed that he has been bombarded with phone calls from friends, telling him of the disturbing news.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

//Lamar Odom Overdose Drugs Drinking Father Joe Odom Concerned
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After many years of hearing about his son's self-destructive behavior, Joe told Radar he fears for his son's life.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

//Lamar Odom Overdose Drugs Drinking Father Joe Odom Concerned
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"I was depressed when I heard. I was hoping that he didn't get real sick. I was praying he would be OK," Joe confessed.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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According to Joe — who battled heroin addiction when Lamar was a child growing up in Jamaica, Queens — Khloe's ex-husband was visiting Manhattan to see his children, Destiny and Lamar Jr., from his relationship with former girlfriend Liza Morales.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

//Lamar Odom Overdose Drugs Drinking Father Joe Odom Concerned
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To add to Lamar's despair, Khloe recently kicked him out of the $25,000 per month home she was renting for him in Calabasas, Calif., in the hopes that he would clean up his act. But, a family member reportedly found a crack pipe in the home, prompting the youngest Kardashian sister to split with Lamar for good. She filed for divorce in May, citing irreconcilable differences.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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"He's depressed about some things," Joe told Radar. "I can't really speak about her. She's my daughter-in-law. That's between her and my son."

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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"You gotta read between the lines," he explained. "I don't want to make things worse than it already is."

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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Despite their feud, Khloe and Joe now agree that when it comes to Lamar — only divine intervention can save him.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

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On the heels of his recent benders, the 32-year-old reality star has been urging her Twitter followers to pray for Lamar while Joe agrees that religion might be the only reason why his son isn't dead.

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Lamar Odom’s father Joe seen out and about in Brooklyn, New York

//Lamar Odom Overdose Drugs Drinking Father Joe Odom Concerned
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"I would say to Lamar, 'You gotta get on the good foot. Do the right thing. Stay away from bad company and ask God to help pray.' It's the only thing left that can help him."

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