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On one side of the Los Angeles Lakers' practice court, Dwight Howard is shooting free throws and talking defense with Pau Gasol. On the other end, Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are plotting out a pick-and-roll play with step-by-step precision.
And somewhere in the middle, Metta World Peace's mind is blowing.
''Everybody on the starting five has led their own team and been the go-to guy, the best player on a team,'' World Peace said. ''We've all been the man somewhere else, and now we're together. It's unbelievable. They're all rock stars, but everybody has a great attitude. It's a great time, great time for us.''
The Lakers are a fantasy basketball team brought to life this fall. Thanks to the nimble offseason moves of general manager Mitch Kupchak, Los Angeles has assembled one of the most accomplished starting lineups in NBA history, from Nash's MVP awards and Bryant's scoring superlatives to Howard's defensiv...
BEST OF MAXIM
Dwight Howard was so happy to be traded from the Orlando Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers back in August that the situation called for some unprecedented celebrating. The 26-year-old was so overwhelmed with joy that he decided to try something he had never tried before in his life — alcohol. According to ESPNLosAngeles.com’s Dave McMenamin, Howard had never consumed an alcoholic...
Dwight Howard just made his Lakers debut much to the delight of the fans at Staples Center and (who I believe to be) revered Lakers public address announcer Lawrence Tanter. Watch as during the pregame introductions, Tanter attempts to give Howard a fist bump. Howard, to nobody's surprise, leaves Tanter hanging. Badly. The Lakers announcer tries his best to recover with...
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is notably religious. So religious that he's claimed to have never been drunk before in his life.
BECOMING A HABIT
Tweet Last Sunday in Dwight Howard’s Lakers preseason debut he was a victim of a monster put back slam by Sacramento Kings rookie Thomas Robinson. Thursday night D. Howard again got caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, this time by Jason Thompson: Dwight better shake off that court rust sooner rather than later. Being on [...]
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard left public address announcer Lawrence Tanter hanging on an attempted fist bump before Tuesday night's NBA preseason game at the Staples Center. Popout To be fair, Howard appeared to be looking into the crowd and likely didn't see Tanter offering the fist pump, but it certainly made for an awkward moment. Hopefully, Howard can...
ON THE MEND
Lakers head coach Mike Brown is unsure about whether Kobe Bryant, who is nursing an injured foot, will suit up for the team's opener next Tuesday.
Dwight Howard believes being traded to the Lakers instead of the Nets "was a blessing in disguise."
In the building Dwight Howard's exploits helped build it's hard to find even the smallest remnant of the former Orlando center these days.
The photographs, murals and other likenesses that once adorned virtually every other crevice inside the Magic's Amway Center have been scraped away, now just painful reminders of championship aspirations never realized.
Tweet Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and three-time Defensive Player of the Year Dwight Howard are now linked thanks to the two of them joining the Los Angeles Lakers this past offseason. In Howard’s preseason debut he was pranked prior to the start of the game. Nash had a little something to do with [...]
Dwight Howard’s reign on top of the defensive food chain came to a screeching halt last season after dropping what would have been his forth consecutive time claiming top honors as the NBA’s premiere defender to Tyson Chandler in the midst of back surgery and the on-going Dwightmare in Orlando.
Howard received just 18 first place votes for 186 points, while Tyson Chandler nabbed...
One thing that the Los Angeles Lakers have been lacking since left is a constant sense of humor in and around the locker room. They finally have the perfect character... Read more »Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
For the seventh year Jeff Clark of CelticsBlog has gathered everyone together for the Blog Preview. I will be getting to those other teams in the Never-Ending Preview. But today is for the Orlando Magic. So here is my contribution to the Blog Preview and a look at the Orlando Magic's 2012-13 season.
2012 Record: 37-29
Key Losses: Dwight Howard (traded...
It hasn't really started up yet, but a question that is going to come up every now and then is whether Dwight Howard is going to re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. He's played in one preseason game so far and looked pretty sharp for not having played basketball for six months. Assuming he's healthy, most fans and basketball writers will assume the Lakers are going...