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If any more big-name players drop out of this thing, they’re gonna have to change the barnstorming tour’s name. Dwight Howard becomes the latest to pull out. Per the Orlando Sentinel: “Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has withdrawn from the upcoming NBA World Tour, scheduled to begin Sunday in Puerto Rico. Howard’s business manager, Kevin Samples, told the Sentinel on Friday that ‘Dwight has also pulled out of the tour at this point.’ Whether Howard’s decision means the lockout is nearing an end isn’t known, but Miami Heat forward LeBron James, New Orleans Hornets point guard Chris Paul and New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will also not be participating. The six-game world tour (Nov. 1-9) starts in Puerto Rico, then is scheduled to move to London and Macau before finishing in Australia.”
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Dwight Howard has sipped the Kool-aid. The Orlando Magic star tweeted a photo of himself “Tebowing” in a Chinese restaurant. Let’s see if Broncos QB Tim Tebow produces today against the Detroit Lions to keep the momentum of this movement going.
There’s so much irony in this… The jokes just write themselves.
Does Howard's decision mean lockout ending?Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has withdrawn from the upcoming NBA World Tour, scheduled to begin Sunday in Puerto Rico.
And the players keep dropping out the World All-Star Classic set to start in Puerto Rico Sunday (Oct. 30) like it was some hastily thrown together event that was never going to live up to the hype. The latest is Dwight Howard, the Orlando Sentinel reports. They spoke to his agent who confirms the news.…
Hoopz has got Shaq trying all kinds of crazy stuff. It is unclear what these two kids are smoking, but their technique is unique, to say the least. In this video, O’Neil’s new gal pal is seen blowing smoke in Shaq’s ear, which he then blows out his mouth and nose. The Shaq bong is something I have not seen since my college dorm days. I like!
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For those of you who don't know what Tebowing is, its roots comes from Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow who would get down on one knee and pray.If you need an example, here is Orlando Dwight Howard, "Tebowing":(Courtesy of Dwight Howard's Twitter)
Magic C Daniel Orton confirms he'll playJ.J. Redick and Grant Hill — two former Duke stars — will be unable to play in Dwight Howard's benefit basketball game featuring present and past Magic players on Nov. 13 at UCF Arena.
(0-0) vs. (0-0) Time/TV: 7 p.m./Who am I kidding?Line: What Line?Tickets: Good luck with that...Season Series: None
1) There is some hope that the lockout is nearing an end after a 15-hour meeting yesterday. The players and owners will meet again today and the 82-game schedule might actually be saved (with some adjustments).
2) It is...
Francis, J-Rich, VC asked to play in benefit game Vince Carter, Steve Francis, Jason Richardson, Matt Barnes and Trevor Ariza have been issued invitations to participate in Dwight Howard's benefit game Nov. 13 between Magic players past and present at UCF Arena, along with rapper Li'l Wayne.