Lamar Odom Will Return to L.A. for Rehab This Week, “Still Has a Ways to Go”

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Lamar Odom will be moved to a rehab facility in L.A. this week. Angela Weiss/WireImage.com

A long road to recovery. Three days after Lamar Odom woke up in the hospital, the former basketball star’s condition has continued to improve. A source tells Us Weekly that he will be moving to a rehabilitation center in Los Angeles soon to continue treatment. 

Khloe [Kardashian] and Kris [Jenner] decided to move Lamar to a rehab center in L.A. so they can all be closer to him,” the source tells Us, adding that he’d probably be moved this week. 

Odom has opened his eyes and spoken several times to friends and family members who have been with him in the hospital in the week since he was found unconscious at a legal brothel in Nevada on Oct. 13. 

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Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Chris Weeks/WireImage.com

"He's still getting better little by little,” the source adds. “The doctors are starting to talk about plans for what happens when he gets out and that's how rehab came up, but he still has a ways to go.” 

Odom, 35, is working with a physical therapist and has an entire team of medical professionals helping him, the insider tells Us. 

“It's all baby steps, very slow. Everything is going very slow,” the source continues. “He's talking more. He's very slowly improving. It's going to be a struggle.” 

The source adds that Odom’s estranged wife, Kardashian, 31, has remained by his side throughout the entire ordeal. 

“Khloe is committed to staying with him,” the source says. "Everyone is so happy he's alive but taking it very carefully (as you know anything can turn towards the worst again). It's a slow process but Khloe is there every step of the way, and her family is supporting her and Lamar's family is there too. It's all been so draining and emotional."

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