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Everybody keeps acting like the Lakers' trade for Dwight Howard is a really big deal, but didn't the Lakers already have a pretty good center in Andrew Bynum? And aren't Bynum's 2011-12 statistics of 18.7 points and 11.8 rebounds per game comparable to Howard's averages of 20.6 points and 14.5 rebounds per game? Yes, Bynum is a heck of a player and yes, at 24 he is almost two years younger than Howard. But Howard influences the game in ways far beyond his gaudy stats. He is a nearly impenetrable force defensively, as you can see in the video below.
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Dwight Howard has finally found a new home. Whether you’re a fan of any team that was involved in the trade that sent him to the Lakers or not, you have to be relieved that we no longer have to hear speculation about his future. As expected, Dwight was visibly excited during his introductory press conference on Friday night. As you can see from the clip above, he even treated...
Did you miss Dwight Howard’s introduction as the newest member of the Los Angeles Lakers? Don’t worry, I GOT YOU! Some of the highlights included: Dwight on following in the footsteps of other famous Laker centers; Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O’Neal. “I don’t want to try to compete with those guys. I want [...]
Dwight Howard wants out of Orlando. Orlando, by all accounts, wants to trade Dwight Howard. It has not happened yet, and you have to keep hearing about it. Sorry.
It has been a long time since we heard any movement in the Dwight Howard trade talks and instead we have heard seething frustration that a deal is not getting done. The Magic are still hard at work to find a landing...
The Magic contended that that Brooklyn illegally contacted Dwight Howard in December without permission.
Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting the Magic, Nuggets, Lakers and 76ers have agreed in principle on a deal that will send Dwight Howard out of Orlando. He reports sources tell him that a conference call has been scheduled for Friday morning to confirm the trade.
Dwight Howard had become the biggest story in the NBA off the court over the past nine months, but his image has undoubtedly taken a hit in the process.
It’s a match made in heaven that even eHarmony could have figured out. The Hollywood personality finally getting a taste of what Hollywood life is.
Dwight Howard and Brooklyn never really seemed right.
Now it’s time for the public to stop hating on Dwight Howard. I’m not telling them to stop hating. Rather, I’m saying it’s only a matter of time before Howard starts to...
You might as well put the Superman cape on the back of Kevin Durant, because the Thunder might be the only team that can prevent another Lakers’ dynasty. Dwight Howard was at long last traded to the Lakers from the Magic in a four team deal that also included the Nuggets and 76ers. Here’s how [...]
A monster four-team trade sending Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers and Andrew Bynum and Andre Iguodala to new teams was finalized Thursday, ESPN.com reported. According to the report, the result of the proposed, complicated four-team trade is the following: --Howard goes to the Lakers. --Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo and forward Al Harrington plus...
Only in sports (and show business) does one get rewarded for the type of buffoonery, selfishness, and ego driven actions that Dwight Howard has put on in front of the sports world.
After the end of a tedious and frustrating lockout Dwight began his not so private campaign to get traded, and roughly 8 months later, his wish was granted, as the Magic dealt their disgruntled...
Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski Tweeted yesterday that a four-way blockbuster trade that would send Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers was imminent, and it appears that it’s done. According to Woj, as of this morning the deal is in place and just needs NBA approval, which the teams will most likely receive during a conference call this afternoon. As the smoke clears and the...
In a four-team trade, the Lakers are poised to acquire Dwight Howard.
The Lakers will send Andrew Bynum to the Philadelphia 76ers, who also will receive Jason Richardson from the Orlando Magic.
The Sixers will send guard Andre Iguodala to the Denver Nuggets.
The Magic will receive Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington, Nikola Vucevic, rookie swingman Moe Harkless, three first...
Our long national nightmare seems to finally be over. After months of indecision and trade rumors, Dwight Howard has been traded, according to reports. The four team deal sends Howard to the Lakers, Andre Iguodala to the Nuggets, Andrew Bynum and Jason Richardson to the 76ers, and Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington, and three future first round picks to the Magic. Orlando will also get...
HERE WE GO AGAIN
The Magic have reportedly gone back to the drawing board in hopes of dealing their franchise big man, and this time it involves the Lakers and two other teams.