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Nearing the end of Thursday night's Los Angeles Lakers/Miami Heat game, Lakers center Dwight Howard stepped to the free throw line with his team trailing by two in the final minutes of the game.For anyone that doesn't know, Dwight isn't exactly the greatest free throw shooter and many should have assumed that his first free throw wasn't going to go well.Watch as Dwight's first attempt barely grazes net on this air ball:
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The Los Angeles Lakers needed Dwight Howard to step up. Trailing by two points with under two minutes to go against the defending champion Heat, Howard was at the line shooting two free throws to tie the game.
Instead, he airballed the first and bricked the second. The Heat ended up pulling away from the Lakers at that point, and L.A. never scored again the rest of the way in a...
On Tuesday, Howard declared which NBA player should join the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts).
“There’s one guy in the NBA right now who could be probably the best MMA fighter in the world….[Nikola] Pekovic from Minnesota,” Howard said. “I swear. I swear he looks like he could be a great MMA fighter.”
“Based on his body, I’m telling. He could go to MMA and be the champion...
Both Lakers center Dwight Howard and team assistant Darvin Ham believe bruising Timberwolves big man has the size and strength to be an MMA champ.
When the Miami Heat went so far as to call center Dexter Pittman up from the D-League before Thursdays game to have an extra big body, you had to figure they really were concerned about Dwight Howard.
But if you just foul Howard, what is there to be worried about?
Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers picked up Howard last summer, there has been some concern about how the small and...
Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard responded on Wednesday to LeBron James comments that the Los Angeles Lakers haven't had to go through the same amount of scrutiny he and the Miami Heat did two seasons ago.
"What does it matter?" Bryant said. "What does he want,
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has played 1,420 NBA games, including the playoffs, but hasn't taken a step back or slowed down one bit.
Bryant, who's averaging 39 minutes a night, is having one of the best seasons of his career. He leads the league in scoring with 29.9 points per game, he's shooting 47.8%, and now has been asked to be the Lakers best defender...
Rebuilding in the NBA is just as natural as the jump shot. Sometimes it can be an easy transition, but other times it could be a nightmare, especially when you do it in the absence of Dwight Howard.
In the aftermath of the three-team trade which sent Howard to Los Angeles, on paper, it appeared that [...]
Landry Fields had a season-high 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors sent the Los Angeles Lakers to their fifth straight road loss, 108-103 on Sunday.
Kobe Bryant scored 26 points and Pau Gasol had 25 for the Lakers, whose road skid is their longest in six years. Dwight Howard was ejected after drawing his second technical foul with 1:18 left in the first half.
Image Credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Los Angeles Lakers will fill two of the five positions on the 2013 Western Conference All-Star team. SG Kobe Bryant and C Dwight Howard have been selected to represent the Western Conference in this year’s All-Star game in Houston, Texas on February 17th.Bryant, the overall leader in fan votes with 1,591,437, will appear in...
Game time: 10:30 p.m. ETTV: TNT
After watching the Miami Heat ride their trio of superstars to last season's NBA championship, many believed the Los Angeles Lakers' pairing of Dwight Howard and Steve Nash with Kobe Bryant would put them on the same level.
While things haven't exactly gone as planned, it appears the Lakers may finally be headed down the right path.
Sunday is a very special day for the Magic family. Our oldest son, so to speak, will be celebrating his 45th birthday!
As was made pretty clear in the Magic broadcast Friday, Nick Anderson, the original Magic draft pick and one of the franchise's most beloved players, will celebrate his birthday Sunday. And so will we with these highlights:
Photo courtesy of Frederic J. Brown.The Lakers needed this win. They absolutely, positively needed this win. They needed it for their confidence. They needed it for validation that they were starting anew. And they needed it as a reminder of how good they could and should be. But even when Miami was missing three-pointer after three-pointer, and their layups seemed averse to the...
AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillThis game started off about as poorly as it ended for the Lakers as they drop to 17 – 22 on the season. From the get go it was obvious that the Miami Heat were on a different level in terms of athleticism as they began the game with 4 straight dunks with little to no resistance from the Lakers. As the game progressed, though, the Lakers began to exploit...