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Dwight Howard said he's happy with the Los Angeles Lakers but wont commit to staying with the organization past this season. "We're not going to talk about it," Howard said Saturday to the Los Angeles Times. "We're not getting into that." Click Link To Read More! "This is a place that I've always prayed that I could be a part of something very special. So I'm going to take advantage of it," he said. "From 1 to 10, I would give it a good 12. I love it. It's been a lot of fun. Just everything here, from the practices to just everybody. The motivation for everybody is championship." The Lakers play Howard's old team the Orlando Magic Sunday at the Staples Center. He admits it will be "weird" to play against them. "Orlando will always be my home. That's where I grew up at, really," he said. "The fans were great to me for eight years. I have some unbelievable memories. But like I told you [media] guys when I got here, this is a new chapter in my life. This is my home now. I'm looking forward to making a lot of great memories here." Howard hopes the city of Orlando sees the positive things he helped make happen during his time with the Magic. "They wanted me to come in and change the city. We did some great things despite how everything ended," he said. "We opened up a lot of doors for fans and business around the city with the new arena. "We had some unbelievable years. There's no reason for anybody to hold their heads on what happened in Orlando." Howard said the Lakers one goal is to win a championship and everyone is motivated to do so. "We want to win a championship and I think we're doing all the things we need to do every day to build toward winning a championship. Everybody's here late, shooting, working on their game. That's all positive signs for a team that's just come together. I like the direction we're headed."
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Dwight Howard isn’t known for his skills on offense. It basically consists of being able to get the ball low on the block and dunking or performing the Mikan Drill. Howard is so bad as a shooter that he actually lost a FT and 3pt-shooting contest to the mascot for the Los Angeles Kings. Yes, [...]
The struggling Lakers had better make the adjustments they need, Kobe Bryant warned, or "I'll kick everybody's ass in this locker room if that doesn't happen."
"That's just the attitude you have to have," Bryant said after the Lakers' 113-103 home loss to Orlando on Sunday night, which dropped the Lakers to 3-4 under new coach Mike D'Antoni...
Off the court, Laker center Dwight Howard is polite, soft-spoken and when hes not joking around, very thoughtful. He very rarelyif everrefuses to speak with the media - that makes him an anomaly in the world of professional sports.
Naturally, with his former teamthe Orlando Magicin town to play the Lakers Sunday night at Staples Center, questions were asked about his emotions in...
Dwight Howard has acknowledged that he could have handled his exit from Orlando better than he did.
We have already seen images of Kobe Bryant’s latest shoe the Nike Zoom Kobe VIII “Electric”. But today, a photograph was leaked that showed the Kobe VIII’s in new a black/red colorway. The Kobe 8 has a very sleek design that feature a hyperfuse/mesh upper and a low-cut profile around the ankle. No release date has been announced for the Kobe VIII “Bred”, so make sure...
Tonight, the Magic will face Dwight Howard for the first time. A tumultuous year of questions and indecision will not be remedied or rectified in this one meeting. Apologies and forgiveness will not be handed out.
At this point, all the parties are more interested in moving on.
Dwight Howard is moving on, recognizing that he made some mistakes, although perhaps not realizing...
The Lakers may have suffered a devastating, humiliating, humbling defeat at the hands of the lowly Orlando Magic on Sunday, but Ron Artest actually had himself quite the offensive outing. World Peace scored 15 points, made the 1,000th three-pointer of his career, and got the Lakers off the schneid with this driving slam dunk over a much younger and slightly taller Moe Harkless…...
Dwight Howard played 8 seasons for the Orlando Magic. Sunday night, he faced his former team for the first time since being traded to the Lakers. His reaction? “It wasn’t emotional.” Really? Well, it was for his former teammates who got dragged through the distraction ridden season last year. “We can all say it was just a basketball game, but we know because of things...
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Time/TV: 9:30 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Lakers by 13
Tickets: $8-$3,685 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Tonight in Los Angeles; March 12 in Orlando
A let down would have been understandable for the Magic as they traveled upstate from an emotional victory over the Lakers on Sunday night. Even Orlando fans might have excused it thanks to the gravity of what defeating Dwight Howard meant to a lot of fans.
Jacque Vaughn though called it a "typical win."
Again, it certainly was not that. But maybe it is becoming...
This is a nice dunk, but it’s kind of backwards. I mean, isn’t it supposed to be the explosively-athletic, highly-experienced perimeter player throwing down over the rookie big man? That’s normally how the story goes, but instead, Tyler Zeller flipped the script on Lou Williams…
Honorable mentions to Dwight Howard and Kris Humphries. You know what, let’s give Danilo...