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Los Angeles Lakers (33-31) vs. Orlando Magic (18-46)
Whoever makes the NBA schedule made sure to make this week particularly juicy with storylines. Tomorrow night Carmelo Anthony will play his first game at Denver since his trade to New York in 2011. Then Thursday night, Raymond Felton plays his first game in Portland since his disappointing season there last year.
All those seem to be undercards though to tonight's return.
Dwight Howard will play his first game back in Orlando after a year spent toying with the hearts of Magic fans before ultimately leaving them in a seeming fit of frustration and desire to go to a "bigger market." Magic fans are obviously not going to be very friendly to his return.
In fact, it is expected to get kind of nasty for Howard in his return. While plenty of people -- Howard, Stan Van Gundy -- believe everyone needs to move on, the first time a star returns to a jilted city it always about raw emotion. Orlando fans...
BEST OF MAXIM
Much has been made about Los Angeles Lakers big man Dwight Howard and his return to his former homecourt in Orlando.
On Tuesday, Howard lived up to his Superman persona scoring 39 points and 16 rebounds in the Lakers victory over a a Magic team that is currently the worst in the NBA.
Please click here to read this story and watch video from Howard's evening
The post Dwight...
The Miami Heat have signed 40-year-old, Juwan Howard, to a second 10-day contract. The 18-year veteran has yet to play since signing his first 10-day contract on March 2nd.
According to Heat:
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Juwan Howard to a second 10-day contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
He did not appear in a game during...
Something about the Los Angeles Lakers brings out the worst free throw shooters. It started with Hack-a-Shaq and now it’s become Hack-a-Dwight.
Hack-a-Dwight is when a player may be intentionally fouled the moment he gains possession of the ball, but he may also be fouled when he is off-the-ball. However, the NBA has a rule discouraging the defense from intentionally fouling a...
Dwight Howard was swarmed by media at Tuesday’s shootaround in Orlando prior to his first game back since being sent to Los Angeles in a blockbuster trade. The 8-year Magic center says there is no nervousness or anxiousness about returning to play in the Amway Center, “..I’m just ready to go play. We need another win.” He does, however, hope his and the teams accomplishments...
ORLANDO Perhaps it's time to retire the talk that the Orlando Magic need to retire Dwight Howard's old jersey number.
While the booing and fouling of Howard in his return to town as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers was predictable, here's something that wasn't: Tobias Harris, making his third start since being acquired three weeks ago in the trade which sent J...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Dwight Howard scored a season-high 39 points, had 16 rebounds and was sent to the free throw line 39 times by his former team as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Orlando Magic, 106-97 on Tuesday night.
The victory came in Howard's first return to Orlando since his drama-filled offseason trade to the Lakers. He endured a chorus of boos throughout, and tied...
The Heat have signed Juwan Howard to a second 10-day contract.
Much has been made of Dwight Howard’s return to Orlando, the place he made his home in the NBA prior to being dealt to the Los Angeles Lakers. The return is tonight, and the Orlando fans have been making their emotions knows, with plenty of booing aimed at their former franchise center.
Many of the Orlando faithful hate the way that Howard handled his situation with the Magic,...
I’ll preface this rant/whiny hissy fit by saying that I know that people have complained in the past that I write about the Orlando Magic too much, and a lot of people don’t really give a crap about my favorite NBA team. So to make up for that, I’ve included a bunch of GIFs of my favorite ladies, so you can just skip ahead to that if you don’t give a sh*t about my butthurt...
Orlando Magic fans want Dwight Howard to know he is a Coward with these jerseys. Yes, they are still butt hurt.
The number 12 is no longer sacred in Orlando.
The man who used to wear it, Los Angeles Lakers' center Dwight Howard, also once shouldered the Magic's hopes of attaining an elusive first NBA championship.
But after eight years of chasing it, and taking Orlando through one of the most turbulent seasons in its history last year, the man who called himself Superman is now the...
STUFF YOUR SORRIES IN A SACK
Dwight Howard expressed regret in a recent interview for how he handled departure from Orlando, and offered an apology to the city and its fans.
Surprisingly, there may not be a person more supportive of Dwight Howard this year than his former coach Stan Van Gundy.
As Dwight Howard prepares to return to Orlando for the first time since his trade in August and his unofficial departure in April following the whole Stan Van Gundy press conference where Van Gundy aired dirty laundry and so on and so forth. We know that story...