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Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant will make the new-look Los Angeles Lakers a heavy favorite to not only win the Western Conference but the NBA crown as well. However, being overlooked are the defending West champs - Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Thunder have remained in tact, re-signed Serge Ibaka, and after a long march in the playoffs last season, they continued to develop more team chemistry which should also make them the favorites next season. And San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green agrees.
Green feels the Thunder are still the favorites despite the Lakers' offseason moves and says next season's Spurs squad will be better.
Green believes that this year the San Antonio Spurs will be better than in 2011 and will be contenders for the championship, but says Oklahoma is a big favorite over Los Angeles Lakers.
Green noted that the Lakers have made a great team in the offseason, but still have to see them on the court.
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Dwight Howard blocks kids shot during a fun game of Pop-A-Shot
Remember when we were kids at the arcade shooting mini size balls against each other? Well this lucky kid has a story or two, that he can brag to his friends the next time Pop-A-Shot gets weaved into the conversation! The lucky lad got to not only play hoops with Dwight Howard, but also get his shot...
Now this video here, this video is interesting for several reasons. It shows so much about Dwight Howard, who very well may be the player who can push LA back into championship contention. What’s odd about this visit to China is, Dwight just cancelled a kids basketball camp in Orlando citing that he needed “to remain in Southern California to rehabilitate his surgically repaired...
Dwight Howard continues to rehabilitate from his back surgery in the Westwood area of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Lakers have been busy this off-season. With big name acquisitions, like Dwight Howard and Steve Nash, the Lakers are now the favorites in the Western Conference for five reasons:
Lakers head coach Mike Brown is excited his new starting 5 happens to be the best center in the NBA. Not because of the measly 20.6 PPG Howard averaged last season...
Former NBA player Charles Oakley was the definition of a tough player. He was so tough that Michael Jordan trusted him to protect him from the rough style of basketball from the 1980′s. These days, those types of players are hard to come by. The league has become soft with all their rules to “speed up” the game. Nowadays, players have the power to dictate the team...
The Magic are not going to escape Dwight Howard for some time. He will haunt the franchise as it moves toward its future and as the team tries to recover. Until that next superstar center comes, Howard will be the one who got away. And everyone will want to know how the hell that fish got off the line.
Everyone is weighing in trying to pick up the pieces over a wrecked Magic...
It was the much-anticipated matchup at the 2012 Olympic Games as Team Spain and the U.S. battled for the gold medal and the game lived up to the hype.
It was a tightly contested game for much of four quarters, until the U.S. pulled away late in the game thanks to timely defensive plays and a little luck with Marc Gasol getting into foul trouble early on which benefited Team...
Charles Oakley is not impressed with Dwight Howard’s antics – who was – but the legendary former Knicks star thinks the Orlando Magic should’ve dealt with Dwight like you do a toddler who has a temper tantrum, put him in timeout. “A lot of guys cry in this league these days. I try not to [...]
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Doug Collins envisions Spencer Hawes in a role that closely mirrors what Pau Gasol does for the Lakers.