Lamar Odom caught scratching his crotch on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (video)

Lamar Odom during the peak of his career as Kobe Bryant’s teammate on the Los Angeles Lakers that won the 2009 NBA championship. (Photo: John Shinn / Splash News)

Former NBA star Lamar Odom went out with a bang on “Dancing With the Stars.” He also went out with a scratch seen around the world.

The ex-husband of Khloé Kardashian did not know that the cameras were on him while he scratched vigorously while standing behind “DWTS” co-host Erin Andrews while she was interviewing another contestant. 

Odom’s scratch is but the latest in a succession of public stumbles and gaffes even as the 6-foot-10 gentle giant continues on his path to recovery after burning out in the NBA, divorcing Kardashian, spiraling into a near-death drug overdose and getting kicked out of Ice Cube’s Big 3 League.

Odom is currently on an upward trajectory, however, as he recently published his bestselling book, Darkness to Light: A Memoir, fell in love with his new girlfriend Sabrina Parr, appeared on “DWTS” and is set to star in a new reality show.

But still … that scratch.

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks



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