Amid Khloe Kardashian Controversy, “Baby Shaq” Claims He Will “Beat the Sh*t” Out of Lamar Odom in a Celebrity Boxing Match

Published 08/05/2022, 5:30 PM EDT

One of the premier rivalries in the sport of basketball is the rivalry between two heritage teams, The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics; Purple and Gold versus Green, Bill Russell vs Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West vs Bill Russell, and Magic Johnson vs Larry Bird. For more than a generation, this rivalry has captured the imagination of fans. Both of these teams faced each other last time in the 2010 NBA Finals, but it looks like if one ex-player has his way, we might see another iteration of this rivalry.

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Lamar Odom was an important part of the Lakers team which won consecutive NBA Championships in 2009 and 2010. He was also the sixth man of the year in 2011. During that time, Lamar was in a relationship with Khloe Kardashian. But she eventually filed for divorce, which was granted in 2017.

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During a recent interview, Lamar talked about how Khloe could have hollered at him for another baby as she is expecting her second child via surrogacy. But Lamar is not the talking point of this story, it’s Glen Davis.

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The former NBA Champion recently went on a podcast and talked about a variety of things. There he also talked about what would happen if Lamar and he had a boxing match. He said, “I would probably beat the sh*t out of Lamar Odom….I would probably beat the sh*t out of him in boxing.”

He also said, “That is not fair, I am picking on him if I do that…Lamar is….thinner dman skin pin man that man is skinny as hell….. imagine me punching that man in the head like crushing the gusher.”

RECAP: 2010 NBA Finals

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Lamar Odom and Glen Davis went against each other in the 2010 NBA Finals. For the Lakers it was a chance to take revenge against the Celtics, who defeated the Lakers in the 2008 NBA Finals.

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It was an all-time NBA Finals which went to seven games.

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LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 12: Paul Piece #34 of the Boston Celtics is guarded by Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the 2008 NBA Finals on June 12, 2008 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

For his efforts, Kobe Bryant won his second NBA Finals and his fifth overall NBA Championship. Let us know in the comments below your favorite Laker memory.

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Nirjhar Sharma

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Nirjhar Sharma is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a sports enthusiast who follows all major sports and has been watching the NBA for the past 7 years now. A firm believer in the 'Greek Freak' being the best player in the league right now, he believes that the Bucks are primed for another championship run unless the injury bug bites them.

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