Found April 25, 2013 on
This Los Angeles Lakers without Kobe Bryant, are really struggling for points and only three players have been consistent so far in the four games they have played without him. These three players are, Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and surprisingly, Steve Blake. But the question must be asked, why are they not going inside on every possession and why are Howard and Gasol not taking 40 shots per game? They do not have any other talent right now that can be relied on to score consistently, so it is shocking that they are only combining for 27 shots per game. If they want any chance to win this series, which they are currently down two games, they must go inside to their two All Stars early and often.
This is even more important with Steve Nash limping around the court and Steve Blake injuring himself towards the end of game 2, as those are the only two other players on this team other than Gasol who can create their own offense. The team’s offense should be quite simple, pass the ball to ...
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Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard had the following to say on finishing 14th in Defensive Player of the Year voting: "It's funny."
Some fans will do the most to get noticed. One female Laker fan who is obviously an avid blog reader decided to create a sign to get Dwight Howard’s attention. When she wasn’t sure if he noticed her at the game, she decided to hit him up on Twitter and he responded.
Interesting, Dwight’s reply was to show the young lady the error of her attention seeking ways:
Dwight Howard had an off year in his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. He was not the same dominant force that we saw during his eight seasons with the Orlando Magic. In particular, Howard was not given as much recognition for his defensive play.
Howard battled injuries all season long and did not establish himself as a dominant post presence until late in the season. After...
There are some San Antonio Spurs who are playing extremely well and there are others who are struggling on the court, but Pau Gasol feels something from playing against the silver and black that some may not notice by just watching the game.
Gasol mentions during a media session that San Antonio have had a swagger to them when it comes to closing quarters. The Spurs have clamped...
How bad is the situation in Los Angeles for Dwight Howard? Not only are the Lakers down 2-0 to the Spurs, but Howard is getting blasted by the media for the lack of impact he’s had in the first two games:
Dwight Howard, who could soon sign a $118-million contract to become the Lakers’ next Shaquille O’Neal, is not playing like Shaquille O’Neal. There have been times in the...
Heading in to the playoffs, most observers looked at the big man match up between the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers as advantage Lakers.
Dwight Howard was finally starting to resemble Dwight Howard again and Paul Gasol had been on a tear the last week of the season. However, Tim Duncan played better than either Laker big in game one and Tiago Splitter played good...
AT&T Center -- Losing your star player right before the postseason begins was probably not what the Los Angeles Lakers wanted to face, as the team saw Kobe Bryant suffer a torn left Achilles injury as they were fighting for a playoff spot against the Warriors.
Yet despite losing Byrant for the season, the Lakers rallied to secure the seventh seed and carry a 5-game winning...
In tonight’s game 3 Lakers-Spurs match-up, Lakers big man Dwight Howard reminded us all of why he was voted defensive player of the year on three separate occasions. How so, one may ask, did Mr. D-12 pose this friendly reminder?
Enjoy the clip below to find the answer to said question as Dwight Howard rises up to block a Tim Duncan drive early in the 1st quarter. Note the distance...
Dwight Howard is the gift that keeps on giving.
According to a story courtesy Pro Basketball Talk, Howard, who finished 14th in Defensive Player of the Year voting, said that he found it amusing that Memphis Grizzlies center and brother of his teammate, Marc Gasol, won the award.
The news caused Dwight Howard to say “it’s funny,” but he wasn’t offering his signature smile...
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is a 4-time winner of the Defensive Player of the Year award in the NBA. So perhaps this is just a little salt that he wasn’t in contention to win the award again. But when Marc Gasol was named the winner of the award, Dwight’s thoughts on it were [...]
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Metta World Peace believes that injured teammate Kobe Bryant shouldn't make good on his promise to halt his live-tweeting of Lakers playoff games.
Steve Blake is out indefinitely and Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks both are doubtful for Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday at Staples Center.