By Sean O'grady For Mailonline
Published: 11:32 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 11:53 BST, 3 May 2019
Lamar Odom has said he still battles with addiction but insisted 'getting high is not on [his] agenda'.
The former NBA star, 39, has been open about his battle with drug addiction in the past and said it is something he will likely live with forever.
Speaking to TMZ, he said: 'When you're an addict, that's something you live with forever, bro. You don't just put that behind you. It would take years.'
Honest: Lamar Odom has said he still battles with addiction but insisted 'getting high is not on [his] agenda'
Lamar has also struggled with short-term memory loss, sometimes forgetting where he put an object moments after handling it.
He said: 'It's not really fully back. All my doctor's said I'm a walking miracle.'
The sports star has joined the 'Enemies' team of the BIG3 League, a 3-on-3 basketball league founded by actor and hip-hop musician Ice Cube.
Marking his professional comeback, Lamar added that he hopes to be nominated for an ESPY