Learn 10 fun facts about basketball player Lamar Odom. Lamar played basketball at the University of Rhode Island and was nicknamed 'The Package'. His favorite film is 'Goodfellas'. Odom's height is 6'10'. He appeared in the music video, 'We Made It' by Linkin Park and Busta Rhymes. While in high school, he was named '1997 Player of the Year' by Parade Magazine.