If you haven’t heard yet Dwight Howard is no longer a Los Angeles Laker, and ton of people have bashed Howard for leaving Los Angeles. The latest to do so is NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Kareem won 5 titles with the Lakers and is regarded as the best center to play in the NBA by many.
The Following from ESPNLosAngeles.com, as Kareem gives his thoughts about Howard:
On Monday, Abdul-Jabbar chimed in on Twitter and Facebook and wrote, “Dwight Howard is a perfect example of the fact that ‘potential has a shelf life.’
Abdul-Jabbar told the San Francisco Chronicle last month he met Howard only once and that Howard expressed an interest in learning from the former Lakers captain but he never again reached out to Abdul-Jabbar. “He’s charming, he’s charismatic, very nice young man,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “Maturity-wise, he doesn’t get it.”
When Abdul-Jabbar was asked about teaching Howard the sky hook, he said, “At least he’d have an offensive move.
“He gets the ball on offense, oh my God,