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Lamar Odom Denies Drug Problem

NBA player Lamar Odom, April 20, 2012 (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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Lamar Odom has been under scrutiny for weeks now for an alleged crack problem, but according to a brief exchange with TMZ, the 33-year-old basketball player doesn't have a problem at all.

Confronted by reporters outside Teru Sushi in Studio City, Odom claims that everything in his life is just fine:

TMZ: So you don't have a drug problem? Lamar Odom: No

TMZ: You getting any professional help?

Lamar Odom: No

TMZ: Got a message for your fans?

Lamar Odom: I love 'em

Odom has recently been busted for a DUI after driving too slowly on the 101, and it was reported that he later
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checked into rehab without telling his wife, Khloe Kardashian. Prior to that, it was feared that he had gone missing.

Rumors have flown that the Lamar scandal could be the final nail in the coffin of the Kardashian empire, causing fans to lose interest utterly in their show, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians."