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Even when things are going well for the Lakers, Dwight Howard has to make sure he says something to annoy the Lakers fan base.
The season is 3/4 over, he should be in shape by now, but Dwight wants the world to know he still gets tired on the court and it is affecting his play.
“Coming off the injury, I only had four weeks to get ready for the season, which was training camp and then preseason. I didn’t really have a chance to really get in good shape. It’s hard trying to get in shape during the season playing a lot of minutes and traveling.
“I’m not even close. I used to play 45, 48 minutes without really getting tired. Now I have five possessions, I’m winded. I know I’m not there, but all that stuff will come. . . . I just know how much more effective I will be in better shape and that just comes with time. Unfortunately, it cost us a lot of games but we’ve got an opportunity to make history. I’m going to try and do whatever I can to help this team win.”
Howard acts, at times like he is the only person to ever be injured in the history of basketball. It happens to everyone at some point in their career and you have to fight through it. Adrian Peterson didn’t have one carry in preseason and that didn’t slow him down much. I am not comparing injuries, but the desire of the player.
AP wasn’t going to let his knee be an excuse and he pushed through it. Dwight needs to do the same if the Lakers have any chance of making the playoffs.
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Dwight Howard hardly says he was to blame for anything in his basketball career. But this, as small as it may be, is a step towards the right direction. According to ESPN, Howard says that his conditioning has cost Los Angeles games this season. “You’ve got to have energy and I want to bring that [...]
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Dwight Howard hasn't been a big hit with the Los Angeles Lakers so far. The team has been in disarray for most of the year and hasn't clicked at all. The Lakers are in danger of missing the playoffs and Kobe Bryant isn't happy with the losing.
Being new in town, Howard has received his fair share of blame. Howard has now accepted some of the responsibility for the...
Dwight is still talking, maybe he should be on the elliptical or something. He has mentioned several times that he still isn’t in shape, I think everyone knows that by now, so no need to keep talking about it.
This time he says the fact he can’t get in shape is one of the reasons the Lakers are still under .500.
“You’ve got to have energy and I want to bring that energy every...
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Los Angeles Lakers center admits he was out of shape before the season, which he says has cost the team some victories. "You've got to have energy and I want to bring that energy every night," Howard said in a revealing interview
There were numerous reports floating around last week that Spurs coach Gregg Popovich lit into and cursed Dwight Howard out during the All Star Game for not paying attention in the huddle.
Howard now is denying and disputing that claim, and according to the L.A. Times, says Popovich simply asked him why he wasn’t in the game.
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Kobe Bryant guaranteed that the Lakers would make it to the playoffs this week. Coming out of the ALl-Star break and after the death of Lakers owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, the Lakers have won in two in a row. Kobe’s teammates, Dwight Howard and Steve Nash are on board with his mission as is the the team’s head coach, Mike D’Antoni:
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