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Remember how much Dwight Howard used to smile? That doesn’t seem to happen so much anymore. Photo Credit: Gary W. Green, Orlando Sentinel It’s all I’ve heard on LA sports radio for the last month, but there’s one question I haven’t heard addressed yet: Does Dwight Howard care about winning? Now, obviously we can assume he enjoys winning more than losing, but where on his priority list would you find “Winning an NBA Title”? As far as I can tell, it would appear somewhere below “Having Fun”. We’ve all heard the suggestion that Michael Jackson was completely obsessed with childlike things because he was robbed of a childhood when his music career started at such a young age. Isn’t it possible that Dwight Howard, who began focusing intensely on basketball at age 9, is now in search of the fun times he missed out on as a kid? Think about it, he became a professional at age 19 and never experienced the college life, his father is a Georgia State Trooper, and he’s expected to be a champio
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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...
Taking a swipe at the spineless center, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni predicts Dwight Howard will struggle to perform in the Houston Rockets’ transition offense. Acquired by Los Angeles last August in a four-team, 12-player deal, the 27-year-old Howard signed with Houston as a free agent earlier this month. Comically, the 6-foot-11, 265 pound Howard cited D’Antoni’s...
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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.
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...
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.
The struggling Dallas Mavericks are better off after missing out on
Dwight Howard, according to owner Mark Cuban.
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 [...]
An interesting opportunity has arisen from Dwight Howard officially taking his talents to Houston. Omer Asik has made his desire not to play behind Howard known via a trade request.
The San Antonio Spurs should seize the moment and see if the Houston Rockets would be willing to entertain Asiks’ trade request. Now trading to an intra-divisional foe would be a misstep by Houston...
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...