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Former NBA forward Lamar Odom, who has a tattoo of Kobe Bryant on his neck, says he still feels the presence of his late friend and Los Angeles Lakers teammate … telling TMZ Sports:

“[He’s] just talking to me all the time. ‘Hang in there. Keep fighting.’ A lot of s***,” Odom said of the dreams.

“His spirit, it’s so strong. To me, he’s like not too far away. Especially when you’re dreaming of someone, and they talk to you in that dream, you’re definitely going to remember it.”