Category: Dwight Howard

Matt Bonner, San Antonio Look to Go Up 2-0 on the Lakers Tonight

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Some felt that the Los Angeles Lakers got themselves into a pretty good matchup when the start of the playoffs shook out and they drew the San Antonio Spurs in the first round. The Spurs, however, quickly dispatched the Lakers in Game 1 of their first-round series. The two teams ...

Mitch Kupchak Doesn’t Believe Kobe Bryant’s Increased Minutes Led to His Achilles Injury

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

This season began with championship aspirations for the Lakers, but not much has gone according to plan. The Lakers have dealt with a lot of adversity that has threatened to derail those hopes. Changing coaches. Drama. Numerous injuries. It looked like getting to the playoffs would be an improbable task. Through it ...

Steve Nash Says Lakers Have Been “A Coach’s Nightmare in a lot of Ways”

Monday, April 8th, 2013

It's been a trying season for the star-studded Los Angeles Lakers. Veteran Steve Nash joined the team in the summertime because he thought he'd have a chance to make a title run in L.A., but Nash and his talented teammates are just fighting now to make the playoffs. Nash isn't ...

Dwight Howard on His Relationship With Kobe Bryant: “We’re Not Best Friends but We’re Pretty Much on the Same Page”

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

This season hasn't been at all like Dwight Howard expected when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Magic were ready to move on, Howard wanted out of Orlando and the center wanted a new coach and a fresh start. He got that in L.A. It seems like ...

Kobe Bryant Says the Lakers Are Going to Be a Huge Problem for Opponents If They Make the Playoffs

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

After a troubling start to the season, the Los Angeles Lakers have picked up their play recently and it appears they are getting it together just in time. It looks like Kobe Bryant has come to save the season once again. He is going to will this team to the ...

Stan Van Gundy: Dwight Howard will Get Mixed Treatment in His Return to Orlando, but Magic Should Consider Retiring His Number

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Dwight Howard makes his return to Orlando tonight and it should be a toss up to see the kind of reaction he will get. Most fans and pundits would think Howard is going to get booed profusely after pushing his way out of Florida for the past two seasons. Stan Van ...

Metta World Peace: “We’re Still Coming Out Number One at the End of the Season”

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Most seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers a regular season game in March, against the New Orleans Hornets, doesn't have that much meaning. This season isn't like most when it comes to the Lakers. Los Angeles is still trying to fight their way back into the playoffs and this season, ...

Nik Vucevic Isn’t Surprised With His Stellar Play and Wasn’t Bitter About Being Traded to the Orlando Magic

Monday, February 18th, 2013

The Dwight Howard trade isn't looking so bad after all for the Orlando Magic thanks to Nik Vucevic. The former Philadelphia 76er was acquired in the four-team trade back in August and is developing into quite the talent. The 22-year-old is averaging 12.4 points and 11.5 rebounds per game coming out ...

Charles Barkley Sees Three, Maybe Five Teams that Can Win the NBA Championship this Season

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

It has been a wild first half of the season in the NBA with no shortage of storylines. The Memphis Grizzlies -- yes the Grizzlies -- looked like a legitimate NBA Championship contender out West but then they decided to trade their leading scorer, Rudy Gay, to Toronto to free ...

Lakers Coach Mike D’Antoni: Playoffs are Our Goal and We Have Enough Pieces to Win

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers' roller-coaster season took another turn Wednesday when they found out Pau Gasol could miss four to six weeks. The news comes at a time where they've won six of their last seven games, climbing within three games of eighth place in the West. Nonetheless, coach Mike D'Antoni ...