Lamar Odom is showing more signs of improvement as media reports are coming out that he is breathing on his own.  

E! News is saying that the 35-year-old has woken up from the coma he has been in since Tuesday night when he collapsed at a Nevada brothel following a drug overdose. 

E! added that he opened his eyes when he saw Khloé Kardashian said "Hey, baby," gave her a thumbs up and then went back to sleep, according to a source. Sources also told E! he is no longer using a breathing tube, and is speaking and functioning.

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Earlier media reports had said that his conditioned was unchanged as he remained on life support, and were even stating he was brain dead

But by the early afternoon Friday news starting surfacing that Odom's condition was improving, with several reports coming out that the former basketball star had opened his eyes and was able to communicate.

TMZ also reported postive news on the condition of Odom's heart. 

"Sources familiar with the situation tell us, tests on Lamar's heart Friday morning revealed his heart function is 'much better.' Doctors have told Lamar's friends and family this is a good sign of improvement, that a critical organ is responding," TMZ stated.