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Whether it was because he felt called out by Kobe Bryant or not, Dwight Howard played last night in Boston. Howard was not much help, scoring nine points and grabbing nine rebounds as the Celtics crushed the Lakers 116-95.
He might be playing through the pain like Kobe not so subtly suggested he should or he may have felt like he was ready to return to action, but either way, Howard is clearly frustrated by all the talks about his injury.
Check out this exchange D12 had with a reporter when he was asked about keeping Kobe informed on the status of his health.
Obviously the reporter was trying to find out if Howard and Kobe had talked after Bryant said the Lakers need Howard back as soon as possible. Howard decides to get snippy rather than just answer the question.
DH: "Why do I have to explain that to Kobe?"
Reporter: Well, because he’s a teammate …
DH: "He’s a doctor?"
Reporter: No, but he’s a teammate.
DH: "OK. So I should explain tha...
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It is no secret that the L.A Lakers are not having their typical success halfway through the season. Howard being acquired by the Lakers was the blockbuster move of the offseason and it is not paying out as hoped. Even though he is averaging roughly 17 points a game along with 12 rebounds L.A fans are not happy with their new big man. It has been an injury filled season with Howard...
Dwight Howard's Twitter profile proclaims he is, After the Ring!
The reality is, that should be changed to, Such drama!
When you consider the Los Angeles Lakers season and all that drama that has ensued, you cannot help but look at the NBA calendar and notice that time could be running out on their postseason hopes. Adding to the theatrics is the fact that Howard -- the man...
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...
Dwight Howard’s dad has spoken out about all the talk publicly about Howard’s roller coaster season with the L.A. Lakers.
Howard had missed a few games with a shoulder injury and Kobe Bryant essentially told reporters he needs to suck it up and play. Kobe has since backtracked saying he was not pushing Howard to suit up.
In a recent piece by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Dwight Howard said that he will not put his career at undue risk to save the Lakers' season.
You know the saying the grass isn’t always greener on the other side? A lot of times it is just ask Lebron, but at other times it isn’t.
Dwight Howard wanted to play in a big city under a big media spotlight. He got his wish when he was traded to the Lakers and he is crumbling under the stress.
Sort of like when a girl who lives in some small town in Wisconsin complains about...
Injuries continue to plague the Lakers big men this season. Pau Gasol will be out 6-8 weeks after suffering a partial tear of his plantar fascia. The injury happened late in the fourth quarter Tuesday night as the Lakers matched up against the Nets. The Lakers are already without the services of back up forward Jordan Hill and Dwight Howard who missed his third game in a row because...
Hakeem Olajuwon thinks Dwight Howard will re-sign with the Lakers this summer.
After the Celtics' dismantling of the Los Angeles Lakers last night, Kobe Bryant spoke with the media about his rival team in Green. He gave the Celtics a ton a respect and continued praise, wishing his team would buckle down and play a similar way. The C's are now 6-0 without Rajon Rondo (26-23 on the season) and Byant had this to say about Boston in an excerpt from Bullpett...
If the Los Angeles Lakers are looking for some inspiration to remain positive after losing another key player, all they'll need to do is look across the TD Garden court Thursday night.
Pau Gasol is out indefinitely and Dwight Howard likely will miss a fourth straight game as the Lakers seek a seventh victory in eight tries when they face the surging Boston Celtics, who have...
Kobe Bryant looked like he had an extra boost in his protein smoothie yesterday. As the Lakers took on the Brooklyn Nets on their home court, Bryant took it upon himself to break [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant shrugged off a scoreless first half to finish with 20 points, eight assists and seven rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers overcome a 20-point second-half deficit to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 100-93 Friday night.
The Lakers avoided a costly defeat to the NBA's worst team and pulled within three games of .500.
Bryant attempted only two shots...
Just going off of personalities, it would be easy to conclude that Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick would have little in-common. Bryant has never been known to hold his tongue and Belichick is notoriously known for never having much to say. No way the two could ever end [...]
By Nick Parker
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers teammates took showers, changed, handled their media responsibility and exited the locker room rather quickly, all with smiles on their faces over a 20-point comeback win that will surely go down as one of the greatest in the season to date.
Ten minutes passed as only Dwight Howard remained...