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Metta World Peace - the mentor?
World Peace, who just over a month ago was suspended one game after landing a subtle uppercut to the jaw of Detroit's Brandon Knight, has taken on the role of molding Dwight Howard into a team leader.
Coming from a guy who has a record 11 league-mandated suspensions since 2003, and is just one flagrant foul away from another, this should be interesting.
Dwight is learning how to be a leader, World Peace told ESPN on Thursday. Hes not yet a vocal leader because he hasnt been in that situation enough to lead by example, so I have to really step up and lead more vocally and by example and I try to teach Dwight a little bit about what it takes to lead. I dont have all the accolades that these guys have, mainly because of my dysfunction and my Tourette's syndrome. Its not because of my play, because Ive been suspended.
World Peace, who was honored by UCLA in January for his contributions to mental health, insisted last week that despite his ...
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It looks like Dwight Howard is trying to go back on a statement he made a couple of days. After referring to his former Orlando Magic teammates as “nobodies” D12 is trying to clear the air on what he really meant. It’s funny how celebrities always claim that their quote was taken out of context, [...]
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Dwight Howard has received backlash from former Orlando Magic teammates because of his comments saying they were "a team full of people nobody wanted."
The countdown has begun.
Who's seen our "Dwight countdown clock" billboards around the city yet? twitter.com/Power953/statu…
— Power 95.3 (@Power953) March 8, 2013
No really, it has begun with Power 95.3 FM purchasing several electronic billboards counting down the days, hours and minutes until the Magic take on the Lakers at Amway Center. That would...
I would hope that Dwight Howard is starting to figure things out, but because he talks so much and contradict himself so often, you have to wonder.
Dwight spoke to the media again and said that it took him half the season, but he understands now what Kobe was saying about keeping the clown act in Orlando.
“It’s going to make me a better man and a better player from watching Kobe...
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard clarified his comments Wednesday made about his former team after former teammates Jameer Nelson, J.J. Redick and Rashard Lewis fired back. Howard told KCAL-TV in L.A. that “my team in Orlando was a team full of people who nobody wanted, and I was the leader and I led that team with a smile on my face.” Following the Lakers' 108-102...
Led by Kobe Bryant on offense and Dwight Howard on defense, the Lakers (31-31) stormed back from a 25-point deficit to defeat the stunned Hornets, 108-102. A loss would have been devastating to their goal of reaching the playoffs, but the purple and gold dugged deep and got themselves within a game and a half of the spiraling Jazz for the 8th spot in the west.
(38-23) vs. (17-45)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Pacers by 9.5
Tickets: $7-$91 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Magic won 97-86 in Orlando on Jan. 16; Tonight in Orlando; March 19 in Indianapolis