Found October 21, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:

Tweet Per a report from Yahoo! Sports, Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard has been cleared by trainers to make his preseason debut for the Lakers Sunday evening against the Kings: After Howard participated in practice on Saturday and a Sunday morning shootaround, sources said Lakers trainer Gary Vitti cleared Howard to play. The Lakers [...]

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