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Hugging Harold Reynolds:
The greatest thing Dwight Howard ever did for the Lakers. Steve Nash too.
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The main reason Dwight Howard left Los Angeles is because he didn’t like the style of play. It was no secret that Howard did not like D’Antoni offense system.
D’Antoni told the Los Angeles Daily News the following about Howard going to Houston.
“The thing that cracks me up is Houston, they do the exact same thing,” D’Antoni said, laughing. “And so (Howard) is gonna...
Tonight is the All-Black Shaq party. Not sure exactly what that means, but as the flyer suggests, you should wear all black. I’m thinking Dwight Howard won’t be invited to this little Shaqtastic shindig.-TO
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Even though he says he was disappointed, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says his team is "in a better spot" by losing out in the Dwight Howard sweepstakes.
LAS VEGAS -- Mark Cuban isn't sweating whiffing on Dwight Howard. Not even in the desert.
The NBA's most involved and quoted owner has always been the eternal optimist when it comes to the personnel dealings of the Dallas Mavericks. What else would you expect? So Cuban and his front office went to work when the Mavs finished tied for last in the Howard Sweepstakes.
Dwight Howard has certainly had his share of critics following his decision to join the Houston Rockets. (OK. He had plenty before then as well.)
One such critic has been Howard's former coach Mike D'Antoni. Howard had been vocal in the past about how he asked the Lakers to hire Phil Jackson instead of D'Antoni following the firing of Mike Brown last season and has...
Let’s be honest, when a team – like the Dallas Mavericks – have failed to obtain the NBA elite’s services in consecutive seasons. they have to spin their loss in any way possible to make it appear they are better off without Deron Williams or Dwight Howard. And that’s exactly how Mark Cuban is spinning [...]The post Mark Cuban: Dallas Mavericks are “better off” without...
The Dallas Mavericks were one of the teams who were believed to be in the final running earlier this month as Dwight Howard weighed his options for the future. Once it became obvious Howard wasn’t going to return to Los Angeles, the Houston Rockets had to beat out the Mavs and the Golden State Warriors [...]
Los Angeles Lakers vice president Jim Buss told NBA TV on Thursday that he not only expects Kobe Bryant to be back by the start of the regular season but also believes he could play in a preseason game. “Well, we’re in Vegas, and I would bet a lot of money that this guy comes back probably in preseason,” Buss said during the Lakers-Milwaukee
The ESPYs came and went Wednesday night. It is OK if you did not notice as they are pretty meaningless and pointless. However, it is a nice bit of entertainment and occassionally a good joke comes out of it.
Mad Men actor John Hamm was this year's host and he was out throwing haymakers in his opening monologue at the NOKIA Theater in Los Angeles last night. Whether it was Dwight...
Kobe Bryant items up for auction brought in big money, according to Darren Rovell of ESPN. The auction ended early Saturday morning. A duplicate of his 2000 Los Angeles Lakers championship ring, given to his father, sold for $174,184. A smaller version that was given to his mother Pam, sold for $108,153. From ESPN: The ring presented to his father
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash, recently appeared at a MLS game with a few friends for a bachelor party and to support his home-town team the Vancouver Whitecaps, when they played the L.A. Galaxy. And naturally, he was asked to an interview that got awkward when his boy entered the frame unexpectedly and cursed out the referee on camera.
Nash, would later comment on the...