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It's hard to imagine that Dwight Howard could have sunk any lower in the eyes of the public after last year's do se do with Orlando, but oh, man alive, has he fallen off a cliff or what?Start with on the court, where the slash line of 16/12/2/2/1 (points, boards, assists, blocks, steals) is, well, the worst he's done since his second year in the league. And that's the best part of the deal. Shooting 57% from the floor sounds like a win, but when you are sub 50% from the line and a black hole (nearly twice as many turnovers as assists), it's really not that much of a win. The fouls are up nearly 1 a game despite being on the floor five less minutes a game, and he just fails the eye test on every level. There's no lift here any more, no explosion, no cover-up for defense challenged teammates. Hell, Howard dragged a 3 Or Nothing Magic team to an NBA Finals where he didn't have a Hall of Fame back court preventing any kind of d...
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Dwight Howard said his shoulder is hurting, teams are trying to injury him, his back is so bad he can barely walk, but instead of taking the All-Star Weekend off to heal up for a playoff run he has decided play in the All-Star Game.
Dwight Howard says he will play in the All Star game if he doesnt have any setbacks with his shoulder
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) February...
In a recent interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dwight Howard Sr. weighed in on his son’s future with the Lakers:
The Lakers’ situation, he said, has worn on Howard…“L.A. has been like humble pie for him,” he said. “When you go from being the man in one city (Orlando) to second or third tier, it takes a toll on you mentally.”
What happens after the season...
Dwight Howard had scored in single digits in six of his previous games before Sunday's Los Angeles Lakers loss to the Miami Heat, averaging only 7.7 shots in that stretch.
It’s been anything but a smooth ride since Dwight Howard was acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers, leading many to speculate he could be traded or at least allowed to walk at the end of the season. However, former teammate Rashard Lewis believes Howard will re-sign with the Lakers this offseason, reports Chris Tomasson of FOX Sports Florida.“My gut feeling is I think he will...
In Dwight Howard's mind, the support level from his Los Angeles Lakers has been lacking.
In a very interesting take by Lakers beat writer Kevin Ding of the Orange County Register, the problem that continues to plague the Los Angeles Lakers is Dwight Howard. During [...]
MIAMI -- The dust certainly didn't settle after the Lakers eked out a win against the lowly Charlotte Bobcats, not when Dwight Howard's father injected himself into his son's awkward relationship with Kobe Bryant.
The elder Howard said his son needed to sit down with Bryant to hash out their differences. He also said Coach Mike D'Antoni wasn't being assertive...
When Steve Nash is yelling at you then you know the problem is probably you, not whoever else you are blaming. Steve Nash one of the most unselfish players in the NBA, so if he is also complaining about Dwight’s lack of effort that is a serious problem.
I thought it was an isolated incident what happened in the Heat game when Dwight didn’t do much to help Nash when he was being...
The Los Angeles Lakers have had their fair share of issues this season. While their injuries and inconsistent play have led to a multitude of questions about the team that have largely gone unanswered, it seems an unlikely source – Dwight Howard‘s father — has at least one answer to their latest controversy.
After Kobe Bryant demanded some urgency from his injured teammate...
Hakeem Olajuwon is sticking with his belief Dwight Howard will re-sign this summer with the Los Angeles Lakers. If Howard is thinking differently, Olajuwon figures Howard will let him know.
In a phone interview with FOX Sports Florida, Olajuwon, a Hall of Fame center, said Howard told him in the summer of 2011 he wanted out of Orlando after eight seasons primarily due to how he...
Hakeem Olajuwon thinks Dwight Howard will re-sign with the Lakers this summer.
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Another week, another bad break for the Lakers.
Despite a promising start to the week with a win in Brooklyn, the Lakers finished the week at just 2-2.
The Lakers endured a blowout loss in Boston, followed by a come-from-behind victory in Charlotte, then concluded the 2013 Grammy Trip with a discouraging loss in Miami.
Although the Lakers...