Found February 21, 2013 on NESN.com:
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 on this one. If this report from the All-Star game, where Gregg Popovich was coaching the Western Conference squad, is correct, then it seems like Howard’s fun and games don’t jive that well with championship-caliber basketball. Stephen A. Smith chimed in on Mike and Mike in the Morning, giving further evidence that Howard may not have the mental focus that some of the game’s most serious prefer. “I haven’t seen anybody report it, so I guess I’ll be the first,” Smith said, as transcribed by SportsGrid. “Let me tell you something right now. Coach Gregg Popovich dropped a few F-bombs in Dwight Howard’s direction d...
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