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Dwight Howard says he was told by Lakers to stay away from Kareem

Dwight Howard isn’t too happy about being bad-mouthed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and has defended himself.On Thursday, Lakers Nation’s Ryan Ward posted a quote on Instagram that came from an interview he did with Kareem. The quote showed Abdul-Jabbar being critical of Howard’s work ethic. Here’s the full quote.“Well, Dwight Howard didn’t want to do any work,” Kareem told...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ripped Dwight Howard’s work ethic when he was with the Lakers

Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was a six-time NBA MVP, so he seems like a good person for any post player to learn from. But as he tells it, Hawks center Dwight Howard wasn’t interested in learning from him when Howard played for the Lakers during the 2012-13 season. Jabbar has been doing several interviews to promote his new book Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar openly questions Dwight Howard’s work ethic

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is perhaps one of the top three or four centers to ever put on an NBA uniform. As a player, he earned six NBA titles, six MVP awards and was a 19-time All-Star. Needless to say, when Abdul-Jabbar talks, we probably should listen.In opening up about fellow center Dwight Howard, who just finished his first (and potentially only season in Atlanta), Abdul-Jabbar didn’t...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Tonight is a make-or-break night for the Lakers' quiz

The annual NBA Draft lottery will take place on Tuesday night. It's a crucial night for every team in the lottery, but tonight's outcome is of the utmost importance to the Los Angeles Lakers and their new president of basketball operations, Magic Johnson. You see, depending on how things shake out, the Lakers will either be lined up to stockpile on talent over the next three seasons...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

How close are the Atlanta Hawks to contending?

After a six-game loss in the first round of the playoffs to the Washington Wizards, the Atlanta Hawks will have to head back to the drawing board this offseason and attempt to rediscover the magic that fueled their 60-win 2014 campaign. Gone are the days of quick passing and an emphasis on space, replaced by an attempt at a pick-and-roll offense featuring Dwight Howard and Dennis...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard pulled over, had car towed night of last playoff loss

Dwight Howard’s season ended on a sour note a couple of weeks ago, with the Atlanta Hawks being eliminated from the playoffs by the Washington Wizards in a 115-95 loss. At the moment the final buzzer sounded, Howard probably didn’t think his night could get much worse.Boy, was he wrong.Mitchell Northam of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution revealed on Monday that Howard was pulled...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade barely moved on defense for this play

Now that he’s 35 years old, Dwyane Wade must have decided that playing defense and boxing out is optional on certain plays.Wade, who signed a two-year deal with his hometown Bulls last summer, hasn’t given the team a great return on the $23.2 million he’s making this season.The Bulls guard isn’t a player who’s shown a lack of effort when he’s on the floor, though —...
Via The Sports Daily
April 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard forgot to play defense on this play

Dwight Howard has been known for putting forth a lack of effort from time to time during games, and that continued to take place even in the playoffs, as we saw on Wednesday night.With the Wizards and Hawks squaring off in a pivotal Game 5, tensions were high and every point counted. The Wizards eventually emerged victorious, 103-99, but the game really could’ve gone either way...
Via The Sports Daily
April 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard tight-lipped with media after Game 2 loss

The Atlanta Hawks are down 0-2 in their first round series with the Washington Wizards following Wednesday’s 109-101 loss at Verizon Center. And the manner in which Dwight Howard interacted with the media after the game couldn't make that notion more plainly evident.Howard, who only posted six points and seven rebounds in just under 20 minutes of action, was relatively standoffish...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard used to eat an absurd amount of candy daily

Dwight Howard has since kicked the sickeningly sweet habit, but details recently surfaced regarding a candy addiction that at one point was completely out of control.No one would ever forward the argument that the sculpted Atlanta Hawks superstar is out of shape by any stretch of the imagination. But a recent piece from ESPN’s Baxter Holmes about the NBA’s addiction to peanut...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

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