New reportsreveal that NBA star, Lamar Odom, is conscious, and even talked to estranged wife, Khloe Kardashian who has been at his side since he was hospitalized on October, 14.

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“Lamar is doing well and opened his eyes this morning,” an insider reveals. “He grabbed the doctor’s hand and his first word was ‘Hello.’”

Odom, who has been in the hospital since Tuesday, October 13, after being found unconscious at the legal Love Ranch South brothel in Pahrump, Nevada, is also now breathing on his own.

“Once he started breathing, they asked him if he wanted to see Khloe,” the source adds, explaining that wife, Khloehad to leave the room while doctors were removing his ventilator. “It is really a miracle. His heart is working and everything.”

The source adds that doctors are still unclear exactly what caused Odom to go into a coma.

“He was not brain dead,” the insider claims. “The truth is, doctors are still figuring out a lot right now.”

E! news also reports that Odom said “Hey baby” to Khloe, who courts earlier in the week, revealed was still married to Odom, since their divorce hadnt been finalised, and even gave her a thumbs-up before going back to sleep.

According to a second source close to the situation, "Lamar is conscious and was able to say 'Hi' to Khloe, but his condition remains guarded."

“Khloe has been there by his side all day, every day,” the first source shares. “She hasn’t left his side.”

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Odom’s kids, Destiny and Lamar Jr., were reportedly also able to see and speak to their dad.