Found December 01, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
Dwight Howard says he's happy with the Lakers. Very. But he won't commit to staying with them past this season. "We're not going to talk about it," he said Saturday. "We're not getting into that." He's sticking with the recent trend established by LeBron James, Chris Bosh and, this season, Chris Paul. Howard is another All-Star in the last year of his contract, waiting to see what happens with his team before making a commitment of another five years. He admitted to some tough times as the Lakers staggered to an 8-8 start. He had only four shots against Sacramento, seven against Memphis and also noted Saturday that "when we play inside out, we tend to have better nights." Exhibit A: He had 28 points and the Lakers' outside shooters made 17 of 33 three-point attempts in a 122-103 victory Friday over Denver. Optimism, however, seeped out on more than a few occasions while Howard discussed the Lakers. He was asked a slew of bi...
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