Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 5/22/13
    There’s a prevailing sentiment out there, that Dwight Howard will re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers simply because they’re the Los Angeles Lakers. Phil Jackson isn’t certain that will be the case when Howard finally makes a decision on his future. According to Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times, when asked if Howard should return to the organization, Jackson didn’t feed the Lakers hype machine, instead he criticized how they utilized the center. “Would you?  If you felt like your game wasn’t going to be featured?” asked Jackson on the Dan Patrick Show. “You have to play in to Dwight Howard.  You have to get back and reestablish him as the center that he potentially was going to be,” said Jackson. “This year … he had four or five less touches in the post. Most of the things he got in there were on the move.” Many will think that these comments are an indictment against Mike D’Antoni, but the Zen Master says the Lakers coach shouldn’t be blamed ...
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