Lamar Odom 2012 ShankboneTragedy abounds as former Los Angeles Lakers, Lamar Odom was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel.  According to TMZ, he had been partying for the past three-days using herbal supplements for erectile dysfunction before succumbing. 

Lamar & Jamie
Lamar & Jamie

Friends say, Odom had been on a downward spiral since the death of his close friend and public confrontation with ex-wife Khloe Kardashian outside a cycling studio this past July.

7:15 PM PT — The Nye County Sheriff says the airlift of Lamar had to be scratched because his 6’10” frame was too big for the chopper. Instead, he was rushed by ambulance to a Las Vegas hospital.

7:05 PM PT —  Sources tell us Khloe and Kim Kardashian … as well as Kris Jenner are heading to Las Vegas shortly to see Lamar at the hospital.update_grey_gray_barLamar Odom is fighting for his life after falling into unconsciousness at Dennis Hof‘s Love Ranch South in Pahrump, Nevada … TMZ Sports has learned.

Sources at the Love Ranch tell us … 35-year-old Odom arrived at the Ranch Saturday and was partying with the girls for days.   A source at the Ranch said Lamar was taking an herbal substitute for Viagra.

We spoke with Hof  … who tells us Tuesday afternoon, a woman went into Odom’s room in the VIP suites and found him unconscious.

We’re told the woman began screaming for the manager — who called 911.

The manager rolled Lamar over on his side and saw “mucus-type liquid coming out of his nose and mouth.”

An ambulance took Lamar to Pahrump hospital, where doctors intubated him … an indication he could not breathe on his own.

We’re told Lamar is being airlifted from the hospital to Las Vegas for more treatment.

Our sources tell us, “It’s not good.”

We’re told Lamar had been partying at the ranch by himself — with no friends or entourage — and is now alone at the hospital.

The ranch staff says they want to be in the room with Lamar but since they’re not family they’re not allowed.

Odom has two minor children from a previous relationship.

Everyone isn’t built for lies, manipulation and “reality” TV.  I suspect this man was broken before he met his wife and once the cameras started rolling; it became too much too soon.

She must be devastated!

Our prayers are with Lamar and his family.

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