Former NBA Star Lamar Odom Signs Celebrity Boxing Deal
Lamar Odom is the latest celebrity to dive into the world of boxing.
Odom is a former NBA star, best known for his run with the Los Angeles Lakers. He has two NBA Championship rings. Soon, Odom will be putting on the boxing gloves.
The official Instagram account of Celebrity Boxing posted Odom’s contract signing.
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“We are very excited about our big signing with Lamar Odom …. Who should Lamar Odom take on? June 12 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City.”
Odom chimed in on the signing, asking fans a simple question.
“Hey guys, it’s Lamar Odom. I’m real excited. I just signed a deal with Celebrity Boxing. Who do you guys think I should fight?”
The most recent former NBA star to enter the ring was Nate Robinson. He went one-on-one with YouTube star Jake Paul. Robinson was knocked out in the second round.
Odom’s NBA career began in 1999. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers fourth overall. He was with the team until 2003 when he signed with the Miami Heat. Odom was traded to the Lakers in 2004 and ended up staying with the team until 2011.