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As we reported earlier, Lakers stars Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard reportedly almost got into a fight when Kobe called the struggling center soft to his face.
While a fight is never a good thing when it concerns a teams star players, it begs an even bigger question. With Dwight scheduled to be a free agent and he and Kobe not the best of friends, could the Lakers trade the big man?
If so, the reported destination would be Brooklyn.
If you remember, before Dwight was traded from Orlando, he had made it clear that Brooklyn was his dream destination. The prospect of a new team in a new city and playing alongside Deron WIlliams were all things that enticed Dwight.
The Nets stand with the ability to put together an enticing package if Dwight makes it clear he will sign with them long-term. The key component is Brook Lopez. Almost assuredly to be included in any Dwight deal, the Nets center can’t be traded until Jan. 15th at the earliest because of his newly signed 4-year, $61 million deal.
We’ll have to keep our eyes on the situation, as the Kobe-Dwight fight certainly puts a trade in play if the stars can’t co-exist.
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Although it seems pretty bad, Dwight Howard is saying his shoulder injury isn't as bad as everyone is making it out to be. The Los Angeles Lakers announced that Howard had a torn labrum in his shoulder, but Howard clarified yesterday. He said the injury is actually a separation from the bone - still a tear, though in medical terms.Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles says...
EL SEGUNDO Dwight Howard has suffered a torn labrum -- a shoulder injury -- and will be sidelined indefinitely, the the Lakers announced Monday.
Howard hurt his shoulder against the Clippers on Friday night and aggravated it on Sunday against the Denver Nuggets. Howard will travel with the team and will be reevaluated in a week.
Additionally, Pau Gasol suffered a concussion against...
The Los Angeles Lakers are not doing well. They are continually losing as they attempt to find their ways, if possible. The future of being in the NBA Playoffs this coming Spring 2013 is not looking too bright at the moment. At first they blamed their coach and he got [...]
The Dwight Howard experiment has gone very wrong in LA, so far. Is it because of his back, the coach, Kobe or Dwight himself is anyone’s guess.
It could be a combination of all that.
Things will go from bad to worse if his shoulder injury is anything serious. Here is what Dwight had to say.
“I would like to play but I just want to make sure that my shoulder is good to go,”...
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard witnessed a team with great chemistry Friday night in the Lakers' 107-102 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, which he says he wants for the Lakers.
"Those guys on the Clippers team, they really enjoy each other off the court and it shows," Howard said Saturday via ESPN.
Howard says the Lakers still need to find their chemistry...
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After Kobe Bryant and the Lakers almost defeated the Clippers, he sent out a tweet about self-doubt. He had the chance to explain himself to LA Daily News:
The NBA’s most confident player showed insecurity on a night he almost single-handedly carried the Lakers to a win.
After posting 38 points in the Lakers’ 107-102 loss Friday to the Clippers, Bryant tweeted...
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is out indefinitely with a torn labrum in his right shoulder, while forward Pau Gasol is out with a concussion, according to ESPN.
"I would like to play but I just want to make sure that my shoulder is good to go," Howard said after the Lakers' 112-105 loss to the Denver Nuggets. Click Link Below to Read Story!
Kobe Bryant vs. Dwight Howard
So much for the rumored fight between Los Angeles Lakers stars Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard. Bryant posted this photo to his Twitter page today.
"The mamba vs d12 !! It's on lol," Bryant wrote.
How dare they put Mike D'Antoni in the middle. Can we get this signed for WrestleMania, Vince McMahon?
More bad news in Laker land. The injury bug has bitten once again. Just two weeks after Steve Nash finally returned tot he court with his teammates, now Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard are out indefinitely. Dwight Howard suffered a torn labrum in his right shoulder during the Lakers loss to the Nuggets on Sunday. [...]
Kobe Bryant was introspective after after the Lakers' 107-102 loss Friday to the Clippers.
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Lakers star Kobe Bryant had a bit of fun with his newly formed Twitter account yesterday. A report surfaced that Kobe and Dwight almost came to blows after another frustrating loss, so Kobe shot out the pic above. No better way to squash a rumor than to make fun of it. Definitely funnier than their current #11 spot in the Western Conference.-TO
Just so everyone is aware, the Los Angeles Lakers lost, again. They were beat up by the Rockets and their problem may have been due to the lineup they put out on the court. The team is missing Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol, and we all know that Kobe Bryant can be a ball-hog at times, but this was taking it to another level. For what it is worth, this was Chris Webber’s suggestion H/T Game On!