Via The Kevin Burke Project:
On Sunday night, the Los Angeles Lakers’ season mercifully came to an end as they were swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs. In fact, if Kobe were able to play, I still think the Spurs would have won this series comfortably.
In the second quarter of Game 4, Dwight Howard was ejected after picking up his second technical foul. By that point, the game was already a blowout, but many people are sounding off on Dwight Howard for “letting his team down” by allowing himself to lose his cool and get ejected. I wouldn’t necessarily agree with that. I think, like any other athlete, he was simply frustrated and let his emotions get the best of him. We’ve seen Kobe lose his cool many times in crucial situations during his career as well.
But afterward, Magic Johnson went on an epic Twitter rant about Dwight Howard.
From the beginning, I never thought Howard should’ve left Orlando. I wonder if he’s feeling that way now. Will he be back with the Lakers next season? If you ask me today, I'm putting my money on "No."