Found February 21, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
Hugh-hefner-celebrates
Playing in their first game since owner Jerry Buss died, the Los Angeles Lakers played like a team Wednesday night in an emotional 113-99 victory over their greatest rival, the Boston Celtics.   Dwight Howard led the team with 24 points and 12 rebounds,
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Kobe Bryant Says LeBron James Is in ‘Same Room’ as He Is

In the wake of Michael Jordan‘s 50th birthday, there’s been a lot of NBA talk comparing His Airness, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James and their place in the history of basketball. Well, now Bryant, himself, is weighing in with his opinion. On Wednesday, Bryant sat down for an interview with ESPN Radio Los Angeles (compiled here by Sports Radio Interviews) where he touched on numerous...

Hawks rumors: Atlanta to make run at Lakers’ Dwight Howard

While there is “widespread belief” that the Los Angeles Lakers won’t trade Dwight Howard, several teams feel the Atlanta Hawks are set to make a “serious run” at the center, according to Ken Berger of CBS Sports.There's widespread belief that the Lakers won't trade Dwight Howard. However, several teams believe Atlanta will make a serious run at him.— Ken Berger...

Dwight Howard Mocked Kobe Bryant to All-Star Teammates; Kobe Wasn’t Amused

Kobe wants Dwight Howard to stop clowning around, but Dwight doesn’t know how to act any other way. People may not like Kobe Bryant, but no one questions his desire to be great and his work ethic. That is what gets him the respect from peers and fans alike, but I don’t think anyone respects Dwight Howard right now, on or off the court. Here is just a latest example why from Larry...

Kobe Bryant to retire sooner than you think, 1-2 years max! (VIDEO)

Over All-Star weekend Kobe Bryant stopped by the Nike Lounge.  During an interview with former pro Damon Jones for a Nike Basketball segment called “The Athlete Lounge,” Bryant laughed about [...]

Rumors: Dwight Howard is the future of the Lakers

Once again, Los Angeles Lakers' GM Mitch Kupchak reiterated his desire to keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.  He addressed increasing trade rumors surrounding the struggling center.  Kupchak said the team has no intentions of trading Howard.  But the rumors will persist. Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles says the team is "hitching their wagon" to Howard.  They...

Report: Kobe Bryant would support trading Dwight Howard

Another day, another story about the rocky, at best, relationship between Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant. Just to recap, the two have fought on the court, fought off the court, and showed their disdain for one another to their Western Conference All Star teammates. Despite their perceived issues, Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio there isn’t a riff between the two stars. But if Mitch...

Report: Gregg Popovich Cursed Out Dwight Howard During All-Star Game Because He Wasn’t Paying Attention

Some people say that Dwight Howard doesn’t take basketball seriously, and that his fun-loving nature often gets in the way of him doing his job on the court. But Howard is still pretty effective as a player, making others wonder whether his personality is a problem or just something that people (Kobe Bryant!) like to fixate on when things go wrong. Give Bryant’s camp a point...

All-Star run in shows how off Howard has become

You know your season is going pretty bad when your coach is yelling at you during the All-Star Game. After all, the weekend is supposed to be a time to relax and kick back a little bit. Yes, there are those required media appearances and the game itself, but that is supposed to be low stress and a good time. The perfect environment for the happy-go-lucky Dwight Howard. In 2012...

Mitch Kupchak: Dwight Howard is Lakers’ future, should have a statue someday

If the Los Angeles Lakers are exploring the possibility of trading Dwight Howard before the trade deadline on Thursday, they don’t want anyone to know about it. During an interview with ESPN’s Colin Cowherd on Wednesday, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak had nothing but praise for his center. In fact, praise would be an understatement. Kupchak said the team has no intention...

Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson And More Speak At Jerry Buss Memorial

Jerry Buss was remembered fondly by those who knew him best on Thursday during a memorial service held at LA’s Nokia Theatre. Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Phil Jackson and more celebrated Buss’ life by sharing memories with the crowd of mourners in attendance. It was Jackson’s first appearance around the Lakers since retiring 2 years ago. “Dr. Buss said...

Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul Take on Craig Sager’s Clothing Choices (Videos)

TNT’s Craig Sager is one of the most recognizable sideline reporters in all of sports. Known for his unique and colorful suits, he’s hard to miss. Over the years, Sager has had some memorable encounters during in-game and postgame interviews, with most of them centering around his one-of-a-kind wardrobe. Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Phil Jackson, Gregg Popovich...

Lakers Honor Dr.Buss, Trounce Celtics

The greatest rivalry in all of basketball usually doesn't need any extra story lines to enhance the game but on a tragic night like yesterday there wasn't any way to ignore them. This was the Lakers first game without Dr.Buss and it clearly was an emotional one. The architect of many great Laker teams wasn't there to support his franchise any longer but the players seemed...
Lakers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.