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Dwight Howard now admits that the trade mess he put the NBA and its fans through in the last few years was like going through hell.
But he still appears to be missing the point: It was hell for everyone else, Dwight, and no one really cares if it bothered you.
Howard, who has been busy expressing how happy he is to be with the Lakers after spending a couple of years trying to navigate an escape from the Orlando Magic, commented on the trade situation again this week.
"I had to go through last year to get to where I'm at today," he said, referencing a time when he was part of trade talks with the Nets and Lakers as the Magic tried to unload his contract at his request. "It's made me stronger and a better person for it. I had to go through the hell and the stormy forecast to come out to a place like this ... and I'm thankful for it."
Howard said that the problems he experienced came from trying to please other people. He originally ...
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Dwight Howard is primed to make his regular-season debut for the Lakers on Tuesday night against the Dallas Mavericks in the team's season opener.
Howard admitted that he's still shaking off the rust but is looking forward to the "popcorn and the lights."
"I just want to get out on the court and play, get accustomed to playing games again. It's a little...
There are few feelings worse than getting left hanging on a fist bump and Los Angeles Lakers public address announcer Lawrence Tanter felt that sting back on Wednesday night.Tanter was attempting to get a high-five from newly-acquired center Dwight Howard but was left standing at the alter:
Disappointing playoff outcomes led the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks to retool their rosters in hopes of again rising to the top of the Western Conference.
Each team, though, surrounded its long-standing - yet ailing - superstar in different manners.
Kobe Bryant's status is up in the air and Dirk Nowitzki won't play as these new-look squads open their seasons...
Last year when Dwight Howard went down with a back injury, Glen Davis really stepped up in his absence. Davis’ numbers went up and he averaged 19 points a game in the Magic’s first round playoff loss to the Indiana Pacers. With Howard shipped off to L.A., Davis is hoping his streak of solid play will continue, and he’ll become the go to guy in Orlando. Never short on confidence...
A pair of Eastern Conference playoff regulars absorbed significant personnel losses this summer as Dwight Howard bolted the Orlando Magic and the Atlanta Hawks shed Joe Johnson's max contract. If they are about to take a step back, who will be there to step forward?
Halloween is a holiday that is surrounded by sights and sounds that are inherently spooky. People dress in scary costumes and haunted house activities everywhere make a killing. But this Halloween may be a little more frightening as a Blazer fan.
Superman is coming to town in a Laker's uniform for the first time. Dwight Howard and company come in after one of the most successful...
EL SEGUNDO, CA -- What would a Laker season be without some Kobe Bryant drama at some point?
This year it came a bit earlier than the team and its fans expected.
Content with his newly rebuilt team of Dwight Howard, Steve Nash and Antawn Jamison, Bryant seemed very happy throughout the preseason, averaging 20.4 points, 4.8 rebound and 3.4 assists in just 28 minutes per game. While...
NBA Fantasy Basketball : Top 30 Centers
1.Dwight Howard (Los Angeles Lakers)
2. Al Jefferson (Utah)
3. LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland)
4. Andrew Bynum (Philadelphia)
5. Al Horford (Atlanta)
6. Joakim Noah (Chicago)
7. Marc Gasol (Memphis)
8. DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento)
9. Marcin Gortat (Phoenix)
10. Greg Monroe (Detroit)
11. Nene (Denver)
12.JaVale McGee (Washington)