ESPN reports that Dwight Howard is “unlikely” to re-sign with the Lakers and that the Rockets and Mavericks are the new favorite to land the free agent superstar next month.
The two top free agents of all of the NBA Clippers’ Chris Paul and Lakers’ Dwight Howard may want to play together next season, according to an ESPN report.
Howard took part in a free throw contest with Los Angeles Times columnist T.J. Simers’ daughter, Kelly — he was on the losing end.
While Dwight Howard continues to ponder his NBA future, Kobe Bryant continues his rehab from his tear on left Achilles on April 12.
Perhaps the two biggest names available in unrestricted free agency this year are superstars Chris Paul and center Dwight Howard. The question is, which of them is the best value?
The Charlotte Bobcats have reportedly hired Lakers assistant coach Steve Clifford as their new head coach.
Even after an underachieving season by the Los Angeles Lakers marred by injuries and in-fighting, Kobe Bryant is still one of the highest-earning athletes in all of sports.
Dwight Howard’s unrestricted free agency, coach Mike D’Antoni’s job status, Pau Gasol’s tenuous future, Metta World Peace’s amnesty possibilities and the injury comebacks of Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are only the biggest issues facing the Lakers as they decide whether to try this grand experiment again.
Dwight Howard apologized on Twitter Sunday night after getting ejected from what became the Los Angeles Lakers’ last game of the season.
Tony Parker scored 23 points, and the San Antonio Spurs completed their first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Los Angeles Lakers with a 103-82 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night.
Tim Duncan had 26 points and nine rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs pushed the Los Angeles Lakers to the brink of first-round playoff elimination with a 120-89 victory in Game 3 on Friday night, the worst home playoff loss in franchise history.
Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker scored 18 points each and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-79 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series.
The San Antonio Spurs won’t be facing Kobe Bryant when they begin their playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Steve Blake scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added his seventh career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers secured the seventh playoff seed in the Western Conference with a 99-95 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Steve Nash could return from a hamstring issue for Friday night’s home matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies, though, potentially easing the burden on the 34-year-old Bryant.