Not surprisingly, the backlash from Dwight Howard calling his Orlando teammates, “a team full of people nobody wanted” has come. Jameer Nelson criticized Howard about his comments and said that he needs to “take ownership” of the things he says in the media.
Now, JJ Reddick, another teammate of Howard has chimed in. Reddick told Dave McMenamin of ESPN LA that he’s “not surprised” by Howard’s comments and added the he “would be more surprised when Dwight starts taking responsibility.”
With two prominent former teammates openly criticizing him, the only thing left for Howard to do was to attempt to clarify his comments. So he too spoke with McMenamin and attempts to explain that everyone took his comments the wrong way. What he was really trying to convey is that those Orlando teams were underdogs that no one talked about.
“My statement was just to say that our team that I played with in Orlando, we were the underdogs,” Howard said after the Lakers’ 108-102 win over the New Orleans Hor