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Lamar Odom happy with Kardashian family Christmas photo


The way Lakers forward Lamar Odom sees it, if people are asking him about the Kardashian family photo it must be receiving rave reviews.

"If you ask me about it," Odom said after Monday's practice, "it must be good."

That's a fair point, since I think the Kardashian family Christmas photo looks pretty cool. But not everyone's sharing that sentiment regarding the photo featuring the Kardashian sisters (Khloe, Kourtney and Kim), brother Rob, mother Kris Jenner, stepfather Bruce Jenner, stepsisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner, nephew Mason, Mason's father Scott Disick and of course Odom. The Times' Tony Pierce recently highlighted some of the mixed reaction, including speculation about whether Odom was photoshopped and questions about why the clan appeared like the Addams Family in a solemn mood.

But Odom swatted those concerns down as graciously and efficiently as if snagging rebounds and scoring on coast-to-coast drives. Odom indeed was there for the shoot, saying, "It's just another one that we knocked out." And he clarified that the Kardashians weren't trying to look like a knockoff of the Addams Family, saying, "I think it was just a sign of tradition and strength."

Odom's not going to take credit for the concept, an idea he said originated with Kris Jenner. But he's certainly proud of sending this card to close ones for the holiday season.

Said Odom: "I definitely liked the end result."

--Mark Medina

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Photo credit: Khloe Kardashian blog

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Now is this nice or What? LO and the Family.

Its better than Kobe's 'White Hot' pics that's for sure.

Dude...Look at Uncle Fester and Morticia, my bad it's only Bruce and Kris.

Well the entire photo is obviously heavily photoshopped, so I can understand why people might think Lamar wasn't even there for the shoot.

The question is, why isn't he standing next to his wife? Maybe he was too tall to put next to anyone so they stuck him in the back, but still, for a family photo you should be standing next to your spouse.

Welcome back, MM, never fun to ban someone I'm sure. Hope Bynum's soreness is just a mild reaction and not something more insidious.

Question Justa Hater: If and when the Lakers win on Christmas Day, will you come back and eat crow, or are you goibg to disappear like a few Celtics Fans did after Game 7? Ill be here to take my lumps if they lose, but it would really improve your status on the blog if you man up. ill just wait and see what.

Like the old Spanish Saying states: " Perro que ladra, no muerde" "A Dog that Barks, Never Bites"

Posted by: Cap's Goggles (83-79) | December 20, 2010 at 05:09 PM
Cap's - All I know is when Miami lost 4 out of 5 earlier JustaHater was JustaGone. We didn't hear for him til the Heat started winning again.

We also experienced a similar phenomenon with Ricky when Pau was playing poorly. He did his best Houdini routine. Like the song says....

Sunny Days, everybody loves them,
But can you stand the rain?

I can't beleive that the one sister is still married to that piece of garbage, Scott. Their poor kid.

They all look like they just came back from a funeral- what a happy family!

As for L.O., I think he is literally the last sane person left in that family- maybe the two youngest daughters are only midly crazy.

the adam's family lives on

Cap's Goggles , LRob- I have no problem with taken it, I just don't see it happening. As 888 say's it's only practice till the playoff's, for the Lakers they have nothing to gain. It's statement time for the Heat, I mean a real donnie Brook on the 2x defending champs for the world to see.

Fair Enough JustaHater, ill take that as a wager ;)

bynum's knee is giving him trouble. i'm concerned and so is mitch; it will be addressed.

LRob, he could also add justaloss of justagame on Christmas Day.

With those 19th century wardrobe on the Kardashian, don't they resemble the Addam's Family?

I take that back, the brother seems like a pretty sane dude, but then again, he is a Kardashian.

Bruce seems like an okay dude as well. Sometimes my wife actually does take control of the remote sometimes and makes we watch their show.

I like Klohe, but she has a potty mouth and talks about nasty things in front of her Mother.

Okay, that's enough from me on this one.

Thats the scariest family Xmas photo I have ever seen.
If that was the point , then well done.
Those people are not Happy!

The photo screams "Photoshopped" like a hysterical banshee!! But it still looks cool anyway. I do like the concept, quite different from the usual family portraits.

Ummm... what an incredibly cold and inhuman family photo.

I'll stick to my family photo with happy children running around a real Christmas tree, a grandfather in a Santa's cap and a three-legged dog wearing fake reindeer antlers, thank you.

Whimsical and festive is way better than aristocratic and soulless.

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.


I agree with DR Len, this is supposed to be a Christmas photo, where is Christmas on those faces or any sign of Christmas on those attire. On the other hand, it is also a reality that "Bah Humbug" photo is part of Christmas.

Did I mention that reality television is destroying the basic fabric of American society and creating an cultural environment that rewards narcissism and exhibitionism thereby fostering a generation of young people who abhor hard work, but aspire to be famous at the expense of all else?

If I didn't mention that, I meant to.

What do we play for? RINGS!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.


I like the photo. They look like old Hollywood! LO is playing the best ball of his career. I think the stability he has with Khloe helps give him that extra boost of confidence. I must say that LO has definitely brought calmness to Khloe. I know many give the Kardashians a hard time, but I like Khloe and LO together. Hope they are able to continue to make it work in Hollyweird!


I will agree with you that Lamar is playing far more consistently since he married Khloe. I was terrified at the idea of him forming a relationship with a reality star. I thought it would be too much drama and distraction.

However, it seems I was wrong. He's become the player we all hoped he'd be when he first became a Laker.

What do we play for? RINGS!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.


Jon K, after watching a little of the Jordan era Bulls in action, I would submit that what we initially expected was Scottie Pippen, but in reality, we have a Toni Kukoc in LO. Not exactly the same, but they play very similar roles on the perimeter.

The Kardashians being Armenian, and possibly part of an orthodox church, don't they celebrate Christmas on a different date? Like by a lunar calendar or something....

Fair Enough JustaHater, ill take that as a wager ;)

Posted by: Cap's Goggles (83-79) | December 20, 2010 at 05:38 PM

I sure that's not what you really want. How about if the Heat win you won't post for a week, same with me if the Lakers win.

Dude...what's up with uncle Fester, I mean Bruce face. Looks like a plastic mask, to much BOTOX or surgery. SCARYyyyyyy.


I think with Lamar we've got Magic Johnson Lite. I mean the guy can play all five positions. It's insane.

What do we play for? RINGS!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.



I HAD tickets to the Xmas game, but instead now I have 4-5 tickets to playoff games because someone wanted to watch the Heat game live 12 times more than I did.

So on the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me .....

The Lakers on HDTV! :)

Just this on sports illustrated: Christmas tribute to the Mamba

Jon K
Spon on. The K show is probably the worst show out there. Picture reminds me of The Others movie.

night night CRUESters.

Colorado loves our World Champion Lakers!

Lamar is 6'10".

He appears to be standing at least one step higher than Bruce, and at least two steps higher than his wife.

If the picture was real, his head should appear MUCH higher than it does in this picture.

If he really was this short, he'd be playing PG.

Picture's as fake as all those cans ...

That Khloe action has been good for Lamar...I'm happy for them!

What's with the 'diner looking' floor...

Say what you want...Khloe has been good for Lamar...and his play has been more consistent since they got together...

Whatever works for Lamar and makes him happy...happy at home equals happy on the court...

Jamie Sweet - The Lakers will need to and are monitoring Andrew's progress. But his sore knee seems to be just a natural part of him progressing on the court and getting back into shape. Whether he reports or pain or not, I'm always skeptical whether he will remain healthy

I'm in the minority, but I like it. Old Hollywood feel for sure. It's art, people. Like Kobe's photo shoot - which I also liked.


Can he play ball? Yes he can. That's all I care about.


No matter what LO says, this picture looks as doctored up as can be. Perhaps they were at the actual shoot. But it looks like a painting. That being said, I think the picture is hilarious. But I wouldn't make a Christmas card like this. I would follow Jon K's formula

This picture "brushed" me the wrong way...(get it?)

Are we sure this is a Christmas photo?

It looks like a pretencious post-funeral photo.

Yes... we get it... the Kardasians are aristocracy. I get it. They have a reality television program. Pure class. Sure. {YAWN!}

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.


Agree MM, it does look almost painted. I'm not sure is this a goof? If it is, it's pretty funny. If they meant this as a serious statement, then maybe it's even funnier, just not intentionally. What kind of ego would it take be involved in this as a serious photo? I'm not taking a shot at LO, I'm pretty sure this wasn't his idea. Somehow it reminds me of Dynasty.

#4, I think this one is worse, though I see your point.

MM, this is a photo that is begging for a Caption Contest.

BTW, Welcome back, . . .your dreams were your ticket out.

Clearly I'm bored at 11:30 pm.

MM, this ones for you.

Hmmm...those two little girls have grown into curvy young women.

They actually remind me more of The Royal Tennebaums than the Addams Family. lol.

I guess you have never seen the show. Why don't you learn something about the person you are defending, before you open your mouth and say something stupid again.

Also, do you really think MM will reason with a guy who chooses "Fakers" as his handle.

Get a clue, or go somewhere else to post your ignorance.

way to go



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