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*Lamar Odom’s kidneys are failing and he may be in need of a transplant, according to TMZ.

The website reported that most of the organs that failed after he was found unconscious in a Las Vegas brothel have are recovering, but his kidneys are still in poor shape.

Odom is currently being treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he will reportedly undergo six hours of dialysis each day. He was hospitalized last week after being found unconscious in a Nevada brothel, He was discharged from Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas on Monday and flown to Los Angeles.

E! Online had reported that the former Los Angeles Lakers player, while still on a dialysis machine after experiencing kidney failure, is nonetheless improving, and passed a “swallowing test,” a good indication of his neurological functioning. He also reportedly no longer needs an oxygen mask and is breathing “great.”

According to E! he can move his arms and legs, but cannot yet stand. Odom is also reportedly speaking in sentences.