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Lamar Odom arrested in Los Angeles for suspected DUI

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Longtime NBA player Lamar Odom, who has been battling allegations of drug abuse over the past several weeks, was arrested overnight in Southern California on suspicion of DUI.

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The Los Angeles Times reports that Odom, a 14-year NBA veteran who played for the Los Angeles Clippers last season, was arrested just before 4 a.m. Pacific time after being spotted driving erratically on a major Los Angeles highway.

Odom displayed "objective signs of intoxication" and failed a series of field sobriety tests after being pulled over, according to a California Highway Patrol report obtained by the Times.

Concern for the 33-year-old Odom has been growing as reports of increasing drug use have come out over the past several days.

Over the past week, many thought Odom had gone missing; it turned out that he was holed up in a Los Angeles-area hotel with friends helping him cope with his alleged drug issues.

READ MORE at latimes.com.

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