Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/15/13
Dare I say these words… Is Dwight Howard… maturing? Lately it seems like Dwight Howard is beginning to accept his new role as a leader in LA. With Kobe out for 6-9 months, in Kobe years thats like 3-6 months, Howard is getting an early taste of what this LA team has to offer and what is being expected of him. From insidesocal.com, Howard spoke to the press about stepping up to the huge plate of being a Laker leader and learning how to play without the Lakers biggest threat, Kobe Bryant. “It’s a great opportunity for me to lead this team,” Howard said. “I feel confident in myself and the guys are confident in me. I’m willing to do the best I can every single night.Despite whatever happened this season, we have a chance to win the next game, make the playoffs and make history,” Howard said. “Me being tthe leader in the team, I believe we can win. Now we’ll go out and play like it. I watched Kobe all year and watched what he did with this team,” Howard said. “He’s not one of the guys
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