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Taking Things Personally

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

HOUSTON -- Kobe Bryant jokingly warned he'd immediately end his obligatory once-a-week interview session if it involved his rehab on his left Achilles...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Free Agency 2013: Winners And Losers | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

Free agency in the NBA, much like the draft, is hit-or-miss. When it works, it can make a good team great: Ray Allen and Chris Andersen, who were acqu...

5 Things The Lakers Need To Do

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

All is not lost for the Lakers, even if it's unclear when it will be found again. Here are five crucial moves the team should consider to get it back.

Dwight Howard Chooses Rockets, But What Does It Really Mean?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Howard may very well write his own story in Houston, but the petulant 27-year-old and his inability to make a decision made Brett Favre's debacle in Green Bay look like a walk in the park. In fact, Howard, who was once a media darling and beloved young buck in Orlando, has in many ways, become the NBA'S newest version of LeBron James ... three years ago.


Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports

Shaquille O'Neal has never been shy with his opinions about Dwight Howard. That hasn't changed, even if Howard's uniform will. A day after Howard ...

Lakers' Dwight Howard Courtship Is Wrong Move For The Team

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

But, here's the thing: Howard is not Elgin Baylor, or Kareem, or Jerry West, or Shaq, or Wilt, or Magic, or Kobe! He is not even in the same vicinity of those guys, and yet, the Lakers are treating him like royalty.

Dwight Howard Sweepstakes: Best And Worst Fits

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

LA Lakers: Howard has made it clear that he doesn't want to be a pick-and-roll big man, which is odd considering that over the past three seasons, he's ranked 99th, 99th and 96th in finishing as a roller, per Synergy Sports.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Free Agency 2013 Best Fits: Dwight Howard Leads The Way | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

NBA free agency is a firestorm of rumors and ultimately, a whirlwind of both practical and not-so-practical decisions. While players cannot officially...

Report: Dwight Sets Date To Reveal Decision

Posted 06.28.2013 | Sports

Perhaps the most promising report on the "Dwightmare" is that it will be over soon. Citing a source close to Dwight Howard, Dave McMenamin of ESPN...

Report: Dwight Not Interested In Lakers Return

Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers' message to Dwight Howard as he enters free agency is simple: Stay. Aside from promoting the #STAYD12 hashtag with the team...

Will Dwight Howard Leave the Lakers?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Who do the Lakers have at the ownership, management or player level with enough rapport and credibility with Howard to argue that he is better off with the Lakers?

Kobe Weighs In On Dwight Sweepstakes

Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant wants the final word. In a sit-down interview with Dave McMenamin of, Bryant discussed his recovery from a torn Ach...

POLL: Will Dwight Be Back?

AP | By GREG BEACHAM | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Even after every disappointment in the Los Angeles Lakers' lost season, Kobe Bryant still wants to keep their roster toget...

WATCH: Dwight Booed, Fouled In Return To Orlando

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports

Fans in Orlando let Dwight Howard hear how they felt. His former teammates let him feel it. In his first game back in his old stomping ground sinc...

Dwight Howard Needs to Listen to Kobe Bryant and Learn How to Win

Ben Shapiro | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports
Ben Shapiro

So far the reviews on Howard's commitment to that work have not been stellar. It doesn't really matter if that's my opinion, but it does matter if it is Kobe Bryant's opinion.

Lakers Losing Streak Continues

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A team meeting didn't help stop the losing, and this season just keeps spinning away from the Lakers. Darrell Arthur scored a seaso...

Is Laker's $35,000 Fine 'Excessive'?

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 03.01.2013 | Los Angeles

Lakers center Dwight Howard considered the NBA's $35,000 for committing a flagrant foul type 2 against Denver forward Kenneth Faried excessive. "It's...

HIGHLIGHTS: Lakers Go Down In Howard's Magic Reunion

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Dwight Howard wasn't his usually playful self in the Los Angeles Lakers' locker room. He refused to answer certain questions and s...

Lakers' Opening Nightmare

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.31.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers have spent a month together now, and they still haven't won a game. They acknowledge it's a struggle to blend th...

Jordan Schultz

2012-13 NBA Preview: New-Look Lakers, Improved Heat And A Still-Injured Derrick Rose | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.31.2012 | Sports

As the 2012-13 NBA season approaches, what better time to ponder whether or not the Miami Heat will repeat, if Oklahoma City is ready to challenge, an...

Dwight, Steve Arrive For Lakers' Title Push

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- On one side of the Los Angeles Lakers' practice court, Dwight Howard is shooting free throws and talking defense with Pau Gasol. On the...

Dwight Debuts

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.22.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- After eight years in Orlando and six months of recovery from back surgery, Dwight Howard returned to an NBA court Sunday night on a new...

Howard Cleared

AP | Posted 12.09.2012 | Sports

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard has been cleared for limited five-on-five scrimmages with the Los Angeles Lakers in his latest step back fro...

PHOTOS: Dwight Howard Sporting Purple And Gold

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Dwight Howard flattened the creases across the chest of his brand-new gold jersey and joined his teammates for a group phot...

Dwight Howard: I Didn't Want To Be Like LeBron

Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Dwight Howard appeared on ESPN's Sunday Conversation yesterday. During the interview, he sat across from Ric Buc...