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Now that Dwight Howard is a Houston Rocket, an ex-Los Angeles Laker and a massively talented enigma whom NBA executives seem unable to agree upon, there's only one place for the center to look for guidance on how to reboot his career.
Two years ago, LeBron's Decision - and all the hoopla, mistakes and problems that followed - ushered in a new level of criticism and mockery for The King. But those painful months also eventually brought with them a life-changing level of self-awareness and change. LeBron may have become a villain of his own making his first season in Miami, but he also began a process of making himself into a more likeable person and more formidable player that culminated in the following two championship seasons with the Heat.
Now it's Dwight's time to try and balance the scales of ridiculous upside and infuriating distractions that make him a player smart NBA men are in stark disagreement over.
Across the NBA, those I talked to this...
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If you haven’t heard yet Dwight Howard is no longer a Los Angeles Laker, and ton of people have bashed Howard for leaving Los Angeles. The latest to do so is NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Kareem won 5 titles with the Lakers and is regarded as the best center to play in the NBA by many.
The Following from ESPNLosAngeles.com, as Kareem gives his thoughts about Howard:
It seems the Dwight Howard free agency drama is over. I was going to sit at home last night and wait for Dwight̵…
During a recent concert for the Kings of the Mic Tour, Ice Cube went off about Dwight Howard turning down the Los Angeles Lakers in favor of the Houston Rockets. Ice Cube said “F*** Dwight Howard. We don’t need no punk ass mother f***ers on the team. I could give a f*** about a Dwight Coward. We don’t need no ******* on this team. He don’t deserve to be on the wall...
The Los Angeles Lakers felt that Dwight Howard had already "made up his mind" before even meeting with them on Tuesday, according to a source. The source also described him as "emotionless."
"He would barely look us in the eye," the source said.
A second source from the Lakers said "we felt like we were wasting our time" in the meeting.
Dwight Howard has landed in Houston – spotted Tuesday at the Breakfast Klub, his first sighting in Rockets gear. He even got off to a great start with fans, as he treated the entire restaurant to lunch.
Dwight Howard bought the whole restaurant lunch at the Breakfast Klub. Amazing welcome to Houston. @… http://t.co/EdK8qq9usM
— David Elster (@delster2) July 9, 2013
I am sure they don’t mind the fine.
GM Daryl Morey and coach Kevin McHale both publicly spoke about the signing before they technically could.
After missing out on Dwight Howard, the Dallas Mavericks are reportedly exploring ways to make a trade for Sixers center Andrew Bynum.
We are joined by Moke Hamilton from Sheridan Hoops to break down the free agency period so far. We also got news during the Podcast that Dwight Howard will sign in Houston. We discussed the new look Pelicans, Dwightmare, Mike Dunleavy, Andray Blatche and the Free Agents who have yet to sign.
This will aired at 7:00 PM EST on Thursday! Tune in at www.blogtalkradio.com/probasketballtalk ...
After Dwight Howard ditched the Los Angeles Lakers to join the Houston Rockets, the Lakers have been feverishly looking for free agents to bolster their roster, despite the fact that the Lakers have very limited financial flexibility.
There has been talk about the possible return of forward Lamar Odom to the Lakers recently, and it has picked up steam over the past 24 hours. One...
The Dallas Mavericks have quickly moved on after being eliminated from the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, and now are carefully and seriously setting their sights on Andrew Bynum according to an ESPN.com report.
The Mavs will proceed with caution due to the knee condition that caused the 7-foot, 285-pound Bynum to miss all of his lone season with the Philadelphia 76ers, the sources...
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