Dwight Howard certainly made good on his desire to “dominate.” (Yes, that is more sarcasm in what has been just a brutal season for the Lakers thus far.)
Howard, fresh out of a Lakers team meeting, talked with reporters at Los Angeles’ shootaround on Wednesday, and he sounded like a man who was ready to make strides in the right direction. The Lakers’ controversial big man said that it was immature of him to question his recent, low shot-attempt total, and he pointed out exactly what he needs to do in order for L.A. to turn its season around.
“I have to be more,” Howard said. “I have to do more for this team. There are a lot of responsibilities on my shoulders. I have to step up and take it. It has to be me. It has to start with me. I’m a guy that has to dominate for us to win. We’re not going to win unless I dominate.”
Now that’s a man with a plan. Not only does Howard want to be better, but he also wants to take games over, and thus show why the Lakers coveted him in the offseason...