Lamar Odom has been in recovery ever since he was found unconscious in a Las Vegas brothel. For him, things are looking up for the holidays.

TMZ is reporting that the former forward shocked doctors with his recovery progress. For the first time in his recovery, Odom has been able to take a few steps without his walker.

According to TMZ, Odom has only had "limited range of motion in his hand" but is slowly improving brain function. This is big but it's just the start; he'll soon be moved to a rehab facility to continue the process.

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[via TMZ]