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Today is a sad day for NBA fans across the globe.
Former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom was hospitalized Tuesday after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, authorities said.
Sheriff Sharon A. Wehrly said in a statement Tuesday that authorities were called at about 3:15 p.m. to Love Ranch in Crystal, Nevada, about 70 miles outside of Las Vegas, for a report of an unresponsive man needing an ambulance.
Officials arrived on scene to take care of Odom. They attempted to have him airlifted to Las Vegas, but the 6-foot-10 Odom was too tall for the helicopter that was available, so he was driven by ambulance to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.
Dennis Hof, who owns Love Ranch and other legal brothels in Nevada, said his staff picked up Odom from a home in Las Vegas on Saturday.
"He just wanted to get away, have a good time and relax,'' Hof told The Associated Press in a phone interview.
Truly sad moment. Odom is 35 years old. Lets hope he pulls through this one.
Wow that's really sad. I hope he gets the help he needs.
It's a slap in the face, She was the start of his downfall and they put her in charge over his medical responsibility. She will most certainly use this for publicity and money. It made me sick to my stomach when I read that.
@TravisBeck This is ridiculous....I can't believe they are relying on her to make the decisions..
@BrookieyElba@mchlyyang, I read today that there not divorced and she's making all the medical decisions for him. How crazy is that?
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