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In a statement posted on his Facebook page, Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant said he has spoken to Dwight Howard and that "we are locked and loaded to bring back the title."
Here is the entirety of the statement by Bryant, who is with Team USA at the London Olympics:
"Well, it looks like Superman has found a home. I wish nothing but the best for Big Bynum. I hope he follows what was a great season last year with an even better one next year. I know LA is excited about the deal and rightfully so. The Lakers landed a piece that will hopefully carry the franchise long after I'm gone. I have spoken to Dwight Howard already and we are locked and loaded to bring back the title. Wow, what a summer Jimmy and Mitch have had so far. Unreal! I'm focused on our semifinal game vs Argentina but I had to pause for a few to send you my thoughts, in case you were curious.."
By Baxter Holmes
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MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME
Dwight Howard has finally found a new home. Whether you’re a fan of any team that was involved in the trade that sent him to the Lakers or not, you have to be relieved that we no longer have to hear speculation about his future. As expected, Dwight was visibly excited during his introductory press conference on Friday night. As you can see from the clip above, he even treated...
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Finally, nearly two weeks into the London Games, Bryant showed up on the basketball court.
Bryant was there all along, of course...
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HERE WE GO AGAIN
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