Lamar Odom leaves hospital

Former NBA basketballer Lamar Odom has been moved to a rehab facility.
Former NBA basketballer Lamar Odom has been moved to a rehab facility.

Lamar Odom has left hospital.

The 36-year-old basketball star has been recovering in Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles since being found unconscious in a Nevada brothel following an alcohol and drugs binge in October but has now moved to private facility, which has been set up as a rehabilitation centre.

The facility is near his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian's home and the move was arranged by Khloe, according to Us Weekly.

The magazine reports that Khloe kept details of the move secret, even from Lamar's family, in order to help him get settled.

Khloé, 31, put their divorce on hold in order to continue to make medical decisions for Lamar, 36, and revealed he still has a long way to go but is confident he'll get there with time and the right care.

She said previously: "His kidneys are recovered and all of his organs are pretty much recovered. It's more his brain is still affected and physically he has to learn how to walk again and he is learning how to feed himself again.

"All those normal things we take for granted every day and it's a really long road and it's going to take a long time."

Lamar's progress is remarkable as doctors initially believed he had only had four hours to live, after he was discovered unconscious at a brothel following a drugs and alcohol binge.

- Bang! Showbiz

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