The continuing chronicle of Dwight Howard versus The Free Throw Line hit a new rut for the Los Angeles Lakers center on Tuesday when Howard, at the end of the team's morning shootaround, was defeated by Bailey, the Los Angeles Kings lion mascot, in a shooting contest
Upon Baileys invitation, according to Dave McMenamin of Sulia.com, Howard was challenged to a free throw shooting battle while the six-foot-tall lion visited the Lakers practice facility along with the MLS Cup in a promotional exchange. After Bailey won that contest, Howard nullified the victory by saying that it didnt happen on the regulation court at the Toyota Sports Center, the El Segundo training facility shared by the Lakers and Kings.
Once on the main court, Bailey again beat Howard from beyond the charity stripe and then defeated the NBA All-Star in a shooting contest from outside the three-point line.
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