Found November 28, 2012 on
5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
GQ recently released a list titled “The Least Influential People of 2012″. One particular NBA player made that list. That player, you may ask? Dwight Howard of the Los Angeles Lakers. GQ did include an important note that states,
Please note that these folks are ranked in no particular order, because all zeros are created equal.
With that said, Dwight Howard is listed fourth on that list. This is partly due to the whole “Dwightmare” that occurred while he was still with the Orlando Magic. Now that he is with the Los Angeles Lakers, that whole fiasco is still attached to his name apparently.
The three ahead of Dwight Howard on this confusingly humorous and insightful list include Mitt Romney, Amanda Bynes and Madonna. Dwight Howard has something to be proud of. Being in Los Angeles means the media will go after you in any way possible, even if the intent is to be funny. On the other hand, a funny list making fun of a funny guy will result into a funny debate sooner or later. Once Dwight Howard gets word of this list, we can only prepare of what hilarity will ensue from one of the most comedic players in the NBA.
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New team, same old Dwight Howard. After starting the 2012 NBA season at 1-4, the Los Angeles Lakers have bounced back nicely as they currently stand with a record of 7-7 in the Western Conference.
During a recent team flight, Howard somehow gained control of the in-board intercom and decided to have some at the expense of some of his teammates.
The major target of his rant was Kobe...
Dwight Howard was at Serra High School on Wednesday to film a series of commercials for Mission Athletecare and their various on court products, such as Court Grip, which reduces on court slippage. Howard joins Dwyane Wade, Brandon Jennings and Carmelo Anthony as other partners with the company.
This is kinda funny, but I just know Kobe despises Dwight Howard. It’s because he has the same demeanor on the court as he does on the team plane.
Paint your face, clown.
(h/t Hoops Hype)
Lakers center Dwight Howard will make nearly $20 million playing basketball this season. The man inside the Los Angeles Kings mascot suit will probably make zero dollars dancing around at Kings games this year.
So when the two got together for a little contest during the Lakers’ Wednesday morning shoot-around, you would think that Howard should dominate. Right? Even if the...
While Time Magazine will count down their picks for the most influential people of the year sometime in the near future, GQ Magazine has something far more interesting in the meantime: “The Least Influential People of 2012″. Topping the parody list is this year’s biggest loser, Mitt Romney, followed by celebrity trainwreck of the year, Amanda Bynes, Madonna with a failed...
In the style of our non-stop KIDS BEATING THE MIAMI HEAT AT BASKETBALL coverage comes this clip of Bailey, lion mascot for the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, out-shooting Dwight Howard, a guy who gets paid to win at basketball. This contest of skills was made possible by the NHL lockout, which has given the league’s mascots a lot of free time, and the Los Angeles Lakers, who are currently...
The continuing chronicle of Dwight Howard versus The Free Throw Line hit a new rut for the Los Angeles Lakers center on Tuesday when Howard, at the end of the team's morning shootaround, was defeated by Bailey, the Los Angeles Kings lion mascot, in a shooting contest
Upon Baileys invitation, according to Dave McMenamin of Sulia.com, Howard was challenged to a free...
During the fourth quarter of last night's Indiana Pacers/Los Angeles Lakers game, Indiana forward Gerald Green was attempting to throw down a baseline slam dunk.Sadly for Gerald, he ended up missing the dunk attempt and to add insult to injury, his second shot attempt was swatted by Lakers center Dwight Howard:
A year of waffling, saying one thing and meaning another and changing your mind while fans wait on your every word has the tendency to make you not trust a man. It also has the tendency to make you want to burn everything with his name on it in effigy, but Orlando fans largely held back on that front.
Yes, Dwight Howard is not exactly the guy you want to hold up as a bastion of...
Los Angeles Lakers center was challenged by Los Angeles Kings mascot "Bailey" to a free throw and three-point shooting contest.
Bailey won both challenges.
"Sometimes you have to lose to win," joked Howard afterwards.
Howard's free throw average this season is 47.8 percent while his three-point average is 0.00 percent as it should be.
Tonight, the Magic take on the Spurs who are very much the forerunners and the model of what the Magic are trying to do in the post-Dwight Howard reality. These two teams right now are on opposite ends of the spectrum as far as championship expectations. The Magic though showed Sunday that you have to play the games and anything can happen. Orlando will certainly feel like it can...
I know box scores don’t tell the whole story of a game but it can sure tell a lot. And there have been a couple crazy games already this week in the NBA.
On Monday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 114-69. In the middle of the 3rd quarter the score was 79-25. And then the Thunder coach pulled the starters. If this was last year when they were the worst...