The Early Lead: Dwight Howard


Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Dwight Howard has dominant debut in Houston (video)

In first game with Rockets, former Lakers and Magic star has 26 rebounds and 17 points.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:32 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, James Harden

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash will help Lakers woo Dwight Howard

Free agent is center of interest for Houston and Dallas, too.

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Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, NBA, Steve Nash

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Dwight Howard, Lakers face uncertain future

A dreadful season in Los Angeles ends with an uncharacteristic sweep in the playoffs.

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Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Dwight Howard answers Orlando boos with 39 points

Magic's hack-a-Dwight strategy doesn't work as Lakers win for the ninth time in 11 games.

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Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Dwight Howard in Orlando: "Nothing but love for the fans here" (video)

Naturally, the Lakers' first game in Orlando calls for a wacky press conference. Thanks, Metta World Peace.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace, NBA

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Phil Jackson, Dwight Howard have been texting one another

Lakers player says the topic has been recovering from back surgery. No word if emoticons were involved.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Kobe Bryant "probably would have smacked" Serge Ibaka

This comes as a bit of a warning after the flagrant foul against Blake Griffin on Sunday, since the Lakers play the Thunder tonight.

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Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, NBA, Serge Ibaka

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013

NBA trade deadline: Dwight Howard won't be traded, Mitch Kupchak says

General manager says that center, who can become a free agent this summer, is the future of the Lakers.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Kobe Bryant vs. Dwight Howard: Lakers drama continues

Players "went at each other" in a clear-the-air meeting that accomplished little.

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Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard nearly fought, report says

Team chemistry may be a bigger problem for the Lakers than their advanced age.

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Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 12/27/2012

Dwight Howard ejected; Lakers fall to Nuggets

The Lakers had won five in a row...until they stumbled against the Nuggets, despite Kobe Bryant's 40 points.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:52 AM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers