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Lamar Odom a 'tiny bit better,' source says

(CNN)Former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom improved a "tiny bit" during his third night at a Las Vegas hospital, a source close to the situation said Friday.

Odom "got a tiny bit better -- emphasis on tiny -- and he was responsive in the middle of the night for a moment," the source said.

Officials at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center have not commented on the condition of Odom, whose medical decisions are being made by his estranged wife, Khloe Kardashian, a source has told CNN. CNN has reached out several times to the hospital for comment and no one has returned any of the calls.

Little is known about what left Odom, 35, unresponsive at a brothel in Crystal, Nevada, where he was found Tuesday, three days after he checked in.

Nor is much know about what is going on inside his hospital room.

The husband of a woman who is on the same floor as Odom said security is extremely tight.

George Cooper said Odom has had many visitors. "All throughout the night there is banging and clicking as his entourage, managers, basketball players and what not coming and going off the floor," he said, adding that his wife's room is right by the doors to the wing.

Odom spent tens of thousands at brothel

As his private struggle turns into a public spectacle, a few details have emerged about Odom's time at the brothel.

Most of the information is coming from Dennis Hof, the owner of the Love Ranch, where the former basketball player was found.

In three days, Odom spent $75,000 there, which guaranteed two women would "take care of any of his needs," Hof told CNN's sister network HLN.

He used cocaine on his first day at the brothel Saturday, employees told 911 dispatchers. On a 911 call played at a news conference, a woman said she also saw him take 10 herbal supplement tabletsover three days.

The brothel's employees also told 911 operators that when they found him Tuesday, Odom was lying in bed on his side with a pinkish fluid coming from his mouth and nose.

Odom's children speak out

His father and two children have joined Kardashian family members at the hospital, but have revealed few specifics on his condition.

In a statement Thursday, his children Destiny Odom, Lamar Odom Jr. and their family asked for prayers.

"Thanks for your outpouring of prayers and support for our dad. We are here with our family and friends," the statement said. "We appreciate everyone respecting our privacy at this time. We ask for your continued prayers."

In addition to appearing on "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," Odom and Khloe Kardashian had their own reality show, "Khloe & Lamar." It lasted for two seasons and 20 episodes.

The two signed divorce papers this year, but the divorce has not been finalized, a source told CNN.

Grandmother: 'Spotlight could have gotten to him'

His grandmother, Florence Odom, said she was devastated she could not be at his bedside because of her disabilities.

"I know Lamar didn't do the things they are saying he did. ... He's beautiful," she said. " If you ever were to meet him you would say the same. I don't listen to gossip."

The pressures of celebrity could have taken their toll on him, the 89-year-old said.

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