Pau Gasol tries to reach Lamar Odom for support

Pau Gasol

As they played together on the court, the chemistry with Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom went beyond playing off of each other’s versatility. Their four seasons with the Lakers also entailed the two sharing a common bond in another way. Both Gasol and Odom remained positive locker room forces with their team mindset, willingness to sacrifice and amiable personalities.

So it should hardly be surprising that amid reports that Odom is currently battling drug addiction that Gasol expressed concern.

Gasol’s support entailed more than just offering condolences in 140 characters. In followup message to a fan, Gasol also revealed he’s tried reaching out to Odom personally.

It’s not clear if Gasol’s efforts proved successful. But his attempt speaks both to Gasol’s affection for Odom and the seriousness surrounding his personal life.


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