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Legendary Lakers coach Phil Jackson offered his take on Dwight Howard bolting Los Angeles for the Houston Rockets with a pair of tweets on Sunday. Jackson, who Howard reportedly asked the Lakers to hire early in the 2012-13 season, said the center “left a distaste in Lakerland” with his departure after just one disappointing season. [Continue Reading]
By now you know that Phil Jackson is a Twitter all-star. The guy shows uncanny loyalty to the Lakers, and clearly isn’t a huge fan of Dwight Howard. Then again, who is?
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LOS ANGELES Days later, and the tom-toms are still beating. Turn on the radio, surf the web, and it shouldn't be hard to find some Dwight Howard bashing. The talking heads and disembodied voices have claimed him as their own, and the criticism is hardly surprising. Some of it is deserved. Other bits are just downright confusing.
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If you haven’t heard yet Dwight Howard is no longer a Los Angeles Laker, and ton of people have bashed Howard for leaving Los Angeles. The latest to do so is NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Kareem won 5 titles with the Lakers and is regarded as the best center to play in the NBA by many.
The Following from ESPNLosAngeles.com, as Kareem gives his thoughts about Howard:
During a recent concert for the Kings of the Mic Tour, Ice Cube went off about Dwight Howard turning down the Los Angeles Lakers in favor of the Houston Rockets. Ice Cube said “F*** Dwight Howard. We don’t need no punk ass mother f***ers on the team. I could give a f*** about a Dwight Coward. We don’t need no ******* on this team. He don’t deserve to be on the wall...
After Dallas lost out on the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, star Dirk Nowitzki took to Twitter to make a pretty funny Twitter joke about re-signing another DH.
We talking about Devin Harris…
We worked all summer to get DH to Dallas. Welcome back to the Mavs, Devin Harris….
— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) July 9, 2013
Dirk Nowitzki makes funny Twitter joke [For The Win]
Dwight Howard has landed in Houston – spotted Tuesday at the Breakfast Klub, his first sighting in Rockets gear. He even got off to a great start with fans, as he treated the entire restaurant to lunch.
Dwight Howard bought the whole restaurant lunch at the Breakfast Klub. Amazing welcome to Houston. @… http://t.co/EdK8qq9usM
— David Elster (@delster2) July 9, 2013
I am sure they don’t mind the fine.
GM Daryl Morey and coach Kevin McHale both publicly spoke about the signing before they technically could.
After missing out on Dwight Howard, the Dallas Mavericks are reportedly exploring ways to make a trade for Sixers center Andrew Bynum.
After Dwight Howard ditched the Los Angeles Lakers to join the Houston Rockets, the Lakers have been feverishly looking for free agents to bolster their roster, despite the fact that the Lakers have very limited financial flexibility.
There has been talk about the possible return of forward Lamar Odom to the Lakers recently, and it has picked up steam over the past 24 hours. One...
Mark and McNeill talked about Dwight Howard signing with the Houston Rockets, the Los Angeles Lakers being better off with Howard leaving, Josh Smith landing in Detroit, argued about if Tyreke Evans joining the Pelicans was a good or bad move, agreed Andre Igoudala to the Warriors will backfire and raved about Jarrett Jack in Cleveland.
The NBA has set next season's salary cap at $58.7 million, paving the way for contracts to be signed starting Wednesday.
The tax level is $71.7 million, with harsher penalties starting this season for teams that exceed it. Teams formerly paid $1 for every $1 they were over, but the penalties now start at $1.50 for teams up to $4.9 million over, with increases from there.
The Dallas Mavericks have quickly moved on after being eliminated from the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, and now are carefully and seriously setting their sights on Andrew Bynum according to an ESPN.com report.
The Mavs will proceed with caution due to the knee condition that caused the 7-foot, 285-pound Bynum to miss all of his lone season with the Philadelphia 76ers, the sources...