Found August 17, 2012 on
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Former San Antonio Spurs forward Bruce Bowen defended some of the best during his NBA career. From Ray Allen, LeBron James to Carmelo Anthony and many more, including Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash. And both Bryant and Nash will be joining forces in Los Angeles as the new look Lakers look to reclaim their spot as the Western Conference's top team.
However, while many are already crowning the Lakers as the team to beat in the West and in the NBA, due in large part to their acquisition of center Dwight Howard, Bowen thinks otherwise.
Speaking with Sports Radio 560 WQAM, Bowen said he isn't sold on the new look Lakers and points to two factors - the Thunder and team chemistry.
"There's a team out West called the Oklahoma City Thunder. Those young boys, it seems like each and every year they get better."
"I don't think you can rule them out with their starters, their bench. You look at Kendrick Perkins and Serge Ibaka d...
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Dwight Howard is once again scheduled to be a free agent after this NBA season. The Lakers were taking a huge risk, banking on the fact D12 would love L.A., and not even consider playing anywhere else once he became a free agent. Now it appears Dwight may be in Lakerland for the long haul. My sources confirm Howard will live in Newport Beach, where his teammate Kobe...
This is not news to anyone, but the Los Angeles Lakers have one of the richest histories in the NBA. They took a big step in making sure that history continued when they traded for Dwight Howard and Steve Nash.
They also made sure that the richest payroll in basketball got richer.
As Larry Coon explained to ESPN, the difference between doing this trade now and doing it during the...
Greeted by a forest of upraised arms, Kobe Bryant received a warm reception Thursday in China.
Of course, Bryant gets this everywhere. When he enters and leaves a Lakers game at Staples Center. At the London Olympics. And, in the case documented in the photo above, at an event in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province as part of his yearly Nike tour.
Bryant told The Times...
Stop being such a loafer, Kobe Bryant. You're away from home half the time during the season, and then you spend a whole bunch of other time practicing, training and doing commercials for your sponsors, all so you can make a few million dollars a year. The least you could do is win a championship every single season, slacker. Bryant's wife, Vanessa Bryant, who filed for divorce...
While it is still unknown whether or not San Antonio Spurs Manu Ginobili will rejoin the Argentina national team for the 2016 Olympics, he has made one thing clear.
According to La Nacion (via translation of ABC.es), Ginobili will not be playing with Argentina in next summer's FIBA America's Tournament, the first of a few Olympic qualifiers.
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Dwight Howard already has a love in Los Angeles, as it’s being reported that Howard is dating R&B singer Ciara.
A source is claiming that the two have been trying to keep their romance a secret, until Howard feels that the two are really serious about their relationship.
The source also goes on to say that Howard is very conscious on what people think of him, after he held...
A.B. 90% of the reason I hate this commercial is because I’m a Celtics fan. I don’t enjoy anything that Kobe or The Lakers do. There, I said it.
But put that aside and this commercial is still incredibly unbearable. Bear traps? fanny packs? sandwiches? Who writes this stuff? And what the hell is Klosed? Does the word change because Kobe does a commercial? I would understand...
Over the summer, the San Antonio Spurs not only lost assistant coach Don Newman to another assistant coaching job with the Washington Wizards, but they also lost assistant coach Jacque Vaughn who was hired as the head coach of the Orlando Magic.
With only Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich and assistant coaches Brett Brown and Mike Budenholzer remaining on the bench, there are...
In what will become a daily entry over the course of the next month, Waiver Wire writers Greg Kaplan and Vinny Ginardi will release a list of the the 25 players who they believe to be the best in NBA history. Players were judged on their careers as a whole rather than short stretches of dominance (for example, Bill Walton didn’t make the list due to injuries cutting his career...
It appears that the hopes of Dallas Mavericks fans may be dashed if they were hoping that Dwight Howard could be lured their way as a free agent after the 2012-13 season. The guy who just dragged the Orlando Magic through hell and back is now apparently done with Florida altogether, as he is moving to California. Howard, who has spent his days tooling around Beverly Hills and chatting...
The Dwight Howard trade saga is finally over after last week's trade to Los Angeles.
Everyone around the league is trying to figure out exactly how the deal went down. After all, Orlando was holding out for a better deal and some had trouble saying exactly why this was the deal to hold out for. The Magic did not receive any All Stars in return and seemed destined for the bottom...