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Dwight Howard

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  • Coach Mike D'Antoni wants to see some hustle from Lakers

    Coach Mike D'Antoni wants to see some hustle from Lakers
    NEW ORLEANS — It's too early to get mad. The Lakers are 3-4, not 1-6, and hold quality victories over the Clippers and Houston. But Coach Mike D'Antoni noticed something that irritated him Friday. There was no hustle, no bustle from his team...
  • With Pau Gasol struggling, Lakers slump in 96-85 loss to Pelicans

    With Pau Gasol struggling, Lakers slump in 96-85 loss to Pelicans
    NEW ORLEANS — Pau Gasol pledged to carry the Lakers while Kobe Bryant was absent, willing to be the leader for however long an Achilles' tendon took to heal. He needs to start playing better or else it might not matter when Bryant returns. Gasol...
  • Lakers' Steve Nash will miss at least two weeks because of back pain

    Lakers' Steve Nash will miss at least two weeks because of back pain
    Steve Nash was hailed as a missing piece when the Lakers acquired him from Phoenix last year. Now they're just trying to keep him in one piece. He was supposed to be the answer to their failed attempt to snare Chris Paul, a solid second choice the NBA...
  • Even without Dwight Howard, Lakers struggling at the free throw line

    Even without Dwight Howard, Lakers struggling at the free throw line
    With the departure of Dwight Howard, the Lakers' free throw shooting percentage as a team presumably would climb. Last season Howard shot just 49.2% from the line, leading the team with 721 attempts.  The Lakers as a team shot 69.2% collectively....
  • Kobe Bryant's rich new contract may be Lakers' Achilles' heel

    Kobe Bryant's rich new contract may be Lakers' Achilles' heel
    Happily for Kobe Bryant, he is now going to be a Laker for life. Sadly for the misguided Lakers, it probably won't be much of a life. The news Monday that Bryant had signed a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million – twice his market...
  • Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni now gets to take it from the top

    Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni now gets to take it from the top
    Mike D'Antoni was vacillating between the bed and the sofa, dazed and infused with painkillers when the call came last November. The Lakers needed a new coach. They wanted him. Him? Really? It sunk in even though he was convalescing from knee-...
  • It's a day-to-day struggle for Steve Nash

    It's a day-to-day struggle for Steve Nash
    Every day, when his latest nagging injury sends doubts flitting through his mind, Steve Nash conducts an internal dialogue that's part checklist and part pep talk. The subject is always the same. The answers vary according to what most pains the...
  • Lakers' preseason gives fans an idea of life without Kobe Bryant

    Lakers' preseason gives fans an idea of life without Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant is typically among the league leaders in scoring, but the Lakers will have to make do without him while he recovers from an Achilles' heel injury. The Lakers' preseason numbers give an idea of what the team will look like while waiting for...
  • Lakers' loss to Spurs is a thing of ugly

    Lakers' loss to Spurs is a thing of ugly
    This was a tough one. Not for the Lakers to lose. For anybody to watch. The Lakers and San Antonio appeared to be throwing boulders at the baskets. A run in this game meant two consecutive baskets. GAME SUMMARY: Spurs 91, Lakers 85 Mercifully it...
  • Without Dwight Howard, Lakers may struggle at rebounding

    Without Dwight Howard, Lakers may struggle at rebounding
    Last season, the Lakers were the fourth-best rebounding team in the league at 44.8 boards per game — but that was with Dwight Howard manning the middle at an NBA-best 12.4 rebounds a night. The early returns after eight preseason games is cause...
  • Clippers' Chris Paul, Blake Griffin in line to be All-Stars

    Clippers' Chris Paul, Blake Griffin in line to be All-Stars
    When the NBA announced its second balloting results for the All-Star game, the Clippers were well represented. Both Clippers guard Chris Paul and power forward Blake Griffin ranked high among vote-getters for the Western Conference team. Paul had...