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Dwight Howard Fined 35k for Flagrant 2

In a move that team-mate Kobe Bryant will certainly approve of, Lakers  center Dwight Howard has been fined 35,000 for the flagrant foul that he committed upon Denver’s Kenneth Faried on Wednesday night.  Please Click Here To Read This Story.

Lakers’ Frustration with Dwight Howard Intensifies

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Howard fined, Gasol probable vs. Blazers

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Unwilling or Unable: Dwight's Disappointment so far

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Dwight Howard Fined $35K For Flagrant Foul

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard has been fined $35,000 for his Flagrant Foul Two against Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. The incident, in which Howard made excessive contact with Faried above the shoulders, occurred with 5:02 remaining in the third quarter of the Lakers’ 126-114...

Howard Vows To Maintain Composure, Avoid Petty Fouls

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Dwight Howard fined by NBA for flagrant foul

The NBA has fined the Los Angeles Lakers' Dwight Howard $35,000 for his flagrant foul on Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets. The fine was announced by NBA executive VP of Basketball Operations, Stu Jackson on Thursday.  The flagrant foul in question occurred with 5:02 remaining in the third quarter of the Lakers' Wednesday loss to the Nuggets. It was Howard's third...

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Dwight Howard Gets Ejected After Flagrant 2 Foul On Kenneth Faried

Dwight Howard was ejected during the 3rd quarter of Wednesday night’s game against the Nuggets after officials ruled a hard foul on Kenneth Faried a Flagrant 2 foul:

Dwight Howard ejected with flagrant 2 foul on Nuggets Kenneth Faried

Dwight Howard was ejected Wednesday night during the third quarter of Lakers vs. Nuggets. Howard mushed Kenneth Faried in the face, earning a Flagrant 2 foul.   Howard left the game with 12 points and seven rebounds. The Lakers eventually loss this one, 126-114 ending their 5-game win streak. After the game, Faried had this to say about [...]

Kobe overtakes LeBron as top All-Star vote getter

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has overtaken LeBron James as the NBA All-Star top vote getter.  The second ballot returns were released on Thursday. Kobe has 977,444 votes, while James is second with 970,314, followed by Kevin Durant at 924,898, and Carmelo Anthony with 891,759. The 62nd NBA All-Star Game will be played at the Toyota Center in Houston, Tex. on Sunday...

Pau Gasol has plantar fasciitis, Howard fined $35k

Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis on Thursday, according to the Lakers. Lakers annouce that an MRI performed on @paugasol's right foot revealed plantar fasciitis. However, he's probable for Friday's game. — Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) December 28, 2012 Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of...

Report Card: Knicks @ Lakers

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Lakers Sleep on Defense, Fall to Nuggets in Denver

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The Best Choices To Be The Next Nets Head Coach

Though it’s entertaining as hell to watch, we all have to remember that the NBA is an extremely unforgiving business. With the news that the Brooklyn Jay-Z’s, ahem, Nets, fired their head coach Avery Johnson yesterday, most everyone was a little shocked around the league—yes, even LeBron! As Bron put it, one month he’s recognized as the best coach in the league, and then...
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