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Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard blew an easy dunk in the third quarter of Tuesday night's NBA game at the Staples Center against the Portland Trail Blazers.
Kobe Bryant dished what would have been the perfect assist to Howard near the basket, but Howard's two-handed slam dunk attempt bounced off the back of the rim.
Howard made up for it in the end, however, as he led the Lakers to a 111-106 victory over the Hornets with 24 points, 4 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 blocks.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Without even knowing it, Dwight Howard was doing a modern-day impression of that famous Rodin statue, resting his chin on his hand as he hunched over in his chair.
He had his back turned to reporters at his locker Wednesday night and was lost in his thinking. Finally he rose, had an ice wrap removed from his right shoulder and showered.
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applying kinesiology tape to...
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