Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom wants to make a basketball comeback and is ready to open up about his sex and drug addiction.

Odom’s career and health went downhill after his split with Khloe Kardashian in 2015. Since then, his life reportedly revolved mostly on drugs and sex. But now, the former NBA/reality-TV star is now willing to reveal all about his addictions and future plans.

Au Contraire Film Festival, which is devoted to mental-health issues, was an event where Odom agreed to come clean about his past troubles in life. Prior to this, he had a phone interview with Bill Brownstein and admitted that he has never done anything like it his entire life.

“I don’t know what I’m going to say yet, because I’ve never really done anything like this in my life before. I’m actually quite shy by nature. Public speaking has always been very fearful for me. But, hopefully, the words will flow freely,” Odom said.

The breakup of his marriage to Kardashian eventually resulted to a life and death situation for Odom. Shortly after the breakup, he decided to let off steam at the Love Ranch, a Las Vegas brothel, and went on a four-day bender. That’s how he was discovered in a coma, having suffered a staggering 12 strokes, 3 heart attacks and his heart had stopped twice.

Doctors referred Odom’s situation as “a medical miracle” and after recovering, he spent a month in rehab.

Looking back at his “dark days,” Odom now realized how lucky he is to still be with his family. According to him, everyone deserves a second chance in life.

“Just to kind of free myself. I’ll be 40 in a few weeks and I want to live a life of transparency with my family, and mainly my kids. My family always told me that what’s done in the dark always comes out in the light,” Odom stated.

“I realize I’m very lucky to still be here, and if my testimony about my life can help other people, well maybe that’s why God spared me. I think everyone has room for change in their lives,” Odom added.

With the help of mate Sabrina Parr, a personal trainer and life coach, the 2-time NBA champ has returned to a workout regimen of boxing and weight exercises. He’s also hitting the court and hasn’t given up on making a pro basketball comeback, even contemplating resuming his career in the American Big3 league or on a Philippines pro team next year.

“Sabrina’s trying to walk me in a straight line first with everything I do, and as I do that, all these beautiful things are now coming my way. If there’s something I really want to achieve, I will go for it. I’m as determined as ever,” Odom said about possible return to basketball.

Lamar Odom is competing on Season 28 of “Dancing With the Stars.” ABC/Justin Stephens