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KD is still bothered about losing in the NBA Finals and that is a good thing if you are an OKC Fan. But, one thing that I wrote about is that there are no guarantees in athletics, sometimes you only going to get one shot. If fans thought the other teams in the Western Conference [...]
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After over a year of drama and demands by Dwight Howard, he was finally introduced as a member of the LA Lakers yesterday. He said that he was very happy to be in LA and on the Lakers. As he often does, Adrian Wojnarowski has the scoop on why Howard is happy to be in LA.
When the time comes rest assured Bryant will make something clear: The carnival act ends now. The clowning...
Well its official Folks, Dwight Howard is a member of the L.A. Lakers, man I thought he was coming to Brooklyn *Shrugs*. How the Lakers manage to get Dwight and practically giving up nothing… hmm idk. I’m not a fan of the Purple and gold, but I got to admit with the additions they’ve made right now, their going to be a force to be reckoned with. Dwight Howard on the post...
Dwight Howard had become the biggest story in the NBA off the court over the past nine months, but his image has undoubtedly taken a hit in the process.
Following a drawn out and at times tenuous process, the Orlando Magic have finally said goodbye to Dwight Howard. The All-Star center has been officially sent to the Los Angeles Lakers in a complicated four-team, 12-player swap. The deal was consummated after NBA officials reviewed all aspects on Friday. The Magic get guard Arron Afflalo and forward Al Harrington from the Denver...
Mark and McNeill recorded a podcast to break down the trade that sent Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers. We talk about who the new top dog in the Western Conference is, the shrewd moves Denver's GM has made since taking over, the risks Philadelphia takes in trading for Andrew Bynum and we lament how little Orlando got for Howard.
The Dwight Howard trade didn't come as a total surprise. We all knew something was going to happen, we just did not know when and which of the handful of teams that were vying for him would get him.
As you have heard and read by now, it was the Los Angeles Lakers that got him and word of the trade spread through London just before Team USA took on Argentina in the semi...
Not to say I told you so, but I told you so. When the Orlando Magic fired head coach Stan Van Gundy in an attempt to appease Dwight Howard, a lot of wannabe devil's advocates tried to call the move something other than what it was: an absolutely stupid move borne of shortsightedness and ignorance. The devil's advocates thought they sounded smart when they insisted that the...
Yesterday, the DwightMare finally ended as a four-team blockbuster trade sent Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers and late in the afternoon on Friday he was formally introduced to Laker Land. Here’s the video: Then his Kobe impersonation: Someone will need to stop clownin’ or Kobe will be the first to slap that [...]
The Magic will be dealing with the aftermath of the Dwight Howard trade for some time. This was not a deal "made for tomorrow" or for a culture of instant gratification, as Magic general manager Rob Hennigan put it during his press conference, this was a deal made for years down the road. For the team the Magic want to be. This was about tearing down the building and beginning...
Who knows what the biggest news basketball is the Americans winning gold or the four team Dwight Howard trade? Well, as you could imagine the U.S. Olympic basketball players had plenty of time to comment on the trade while in London. Kobe Bryant was pumped while rival Kevin Durant could care less.
Here is Durant’s response on what he thought about Howard going to the...
Here’s a full breakdown of what each team received in this trade…
Protected Denver (or N.Y.) 1st in 2014
2013 Golden State 2nd round pick via Denver
Protected Philly 1st in 2015
Protected LA 1st in 2017
Newly minted Gold medalist and OKC Thunder teammates James Harden and Kevin Durant were guests on Late night with Jimmy Fallon. The duo was asked what their feelings were about the Dwight Howard trade to LA. Color KD and JHard not impressed: Can you blame them? Fresh off their first finals appearance in June [...]