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Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is a 4-time winner of the Defensive Player of the Year award in the NBA. So perhaps this is just a little salt that he wasn’t in contention to win the award again. But when Marc Gasol was named the winner of the award, Dwight’s thoughts on it were [...]
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This might possibly be one of the greatest Tim Duncan GIF’s of all-time and we have a rather irritated Dwight Howard to thank for it.
As Dwight walked over to the Lakers bench last night, Duncan was shown by ESPN cameras smiling in his general direction:
Tim Duncan trolls Dwight Howard with smile [@CJZero]
Some fans will do the most to get noticed. One female Laker fan who is obviously an avid blog reader decided to create a sign to get Dwight Howard’s attention. When she wasn’t sure if he noticed her at the game, she decided to hit him up on Twitter and he responded.
Interesting, Dwight’s reply was to show the young lady the error of her attention seeking ways:
Dwight Howard is the gift that keeps on giving.
According to a story courtesy Pro Basketball Talk, Howard, who finished 14th in Defensive Player of the Year voting, said that he found it amusing that Memphis Grizzlies center and brother of his teammate, Marc Gasol, won the award.
The news caused Dwight Howard to say “it’s funny,” but he wasn’t offering his signature smile...
How bad is the situation in Los Angeles for Dwight Howard? Not only are the Lakers down 2-0 to the Spurs, but Howard is getting blasted by the media for the lack of impact he’s had in the first two games:
Dwight Howard, who could soon sign a $118-million contract to become the Lakers’ next Shaquille O’Neal, is not playing like Shaquille O’Neal. There have been times in the...
LeBron is a true competitor to the very end. Dude doesn't want to lose anything, ever. Kinda like another current famous NBA player (hint,hint: Kobe) One knock on LeBron James earlier in his career was that he focused more on individual goals like winning MVP and proving his worth to the media as opposed to winning a championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers and...
Grizzlies center Marc Gasol has won his first NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after anchoring the league's stingiest defense.
The NBA announced Wednesday that Gasol received 212 points and 30 first-place votes to edge Miami's LeBron James, who had 149 points and 18 first-place votes.
The 7-foot-1 Spaniard averaged 1.7 blocks and 1.0 steals for a Memphis defense that...
While I have even money that this self-spanking trend isn’t going to catch on in the NBA, that isn’t going to stop Marc Gasol from doing it.
In the Grizzlies game four against the Los Angeles Clippers, Marc decided to celebrate with a little bit of self-spanking after making a shot:
Marc Gasol spanks himself [@CJZero]
There really isn’t much that needs to be said here except Marc Gasol just spanked himself in celebration. That’s all.
Here it is on a loop.
[GIF's via @CJZero]
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The NBA MVP does not necessarily have to go to the best player on the best team, but it makes rational sense to make that argument. So when voting for the Defensive Player of the Year Award, why not go with the best defensive player on the league’s best defense?
This year, it looks like that is what happened and Memphis Grizzlies big man Marc Gasol will be taking home his first...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Marc Gasol had 24 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Clippers 104-83 Saturday to even their first-round series at 2-all.
Zach Randolph finished with 24 points and nine rebounds as the Grizzlies won their second straight to ensure another stop in Memphis for Game 6. Mike Conley had 15 points and 13 assists, and Tayshaun Prince...
I'm not sure if he's even the best defender on his own team.
LeBron James was not too happy about coming in second to Marc Gasol in this season’s Defensive Player of the Year voting, and he shouldn’t be.“It sucks,” James stated simply. Gasol had a solid season, and served as the anchor on a very good defensive unit. However his season stats of 7.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game were underwhelming, and considering his defensive prowess...