Originally posted on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 2/11/13
Dwight Howard is attempting to play through the pain of a torn labrum in his right shoulder for a team that is going absolutely nowhere. And if that’s not ridiculous enough, Howard has chosen to do so because Kobe Bryant called him out publicly for resting that injured shoulder. So now Howard has been guilt-tripped into showing just how tough he is. Which for opposing teams is wonderful. Now instead of trying to figure out how to minimize Howard’s effectiveness in games, opposing teams are just attacking that injured shoulder. And of course, Howard is really noticing it. On his first trip down the court, Dwight Howard felt Miami Heat players grabbing at his injured right arm. “They got me early,” he told Yahoo! Sports in the quiet of the Lakers locker room after Sunday’s 107-97 loss. “They would yank it back.” Howard said the Bobcats did the same thing in Charlotte Friday night – even worse, in fact. “It’s like a jolt,” he said. “Then it hurts the rest of the night.” This is the dail
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