Lamar Odom — Secret Meeting with NBA Drug Counselors

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Lamar Odom
got some secret visitors yesterday  — two drug counselors who work with the National Basketball Players Association … just hours before he was busted for DUI.

Sources familiar with the situation tell our sources … the counselors — former NBA players Dirk Minniefield and Cliff Robinson — had contacted Lamar to offer help, and he accepted — thus, the meeting.

Cliff and Dirk know a thing or 2 about addicts and drug addiction — they both struggled with substance abuse during their careers.  They currently work with the NBPA … counseling rookies and struggling NBA players about handling addiction.

During the visit Thursday at Lamar and Khloe”s house … we”re told Lamar was receptive and, as one source said, “It was very positive.” 

Here”s the problem … Shortly after Dirk and Cliff left, Lamar drove off and never came home.

As we first reported, he was arrested early this morning for DUI … and law enforcement sources tell us they believe he was under the influence of both drugs and alcohol.