Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is set to become an unrestricted free agent July 1. If it was up to Kobe Bryant, he would sign the big man to a five-year, $118 million contract extension. “It’s not like you have guys like Dwight Howard just walking around every day,” said Bryant during an interview on
Kobe Bryant called into ESPN radio’s LA station on Wednesday afternoon to discuss rehabbing his torn achilles’ tendon, the NBA Finals, Dwight Howard’s upcoming free agency and his all-time NBA starting five.
According to 710 ESPNLA:
”It’s not very difficult for me. I go, Magic [Johnson], [Larry] Bird, [Michael] Jordan, [Bill] Russell and [Kareem Abdul] Jabbar.”
We know Dwight Howard is a dad. The exact number of children is up in the air and up for speculation depending on who you ask. What I can tell you is that he has at least 4 children. His oldest son Braylon with ex-Basketball Wives cast member Royce Reed plus, two daughters by two different women. And as of today, you can add a baby brother to the fold. Royce congratulated Dwight...
The Dwight Howard sweepstakes reached the apex of their annoyingness late last week.
This may prove untrue in a week, when intrepid journalists start rummaging through Dwight Howard's trash for clues as to his impending free-agency decision, but I'm going to go ahead and say it anyway. It might be a quiet kind of annoying, a subtle kind, but it's the worst.
Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest players in NBA history and will probably have a spot in the top 10 all-time secured when he finally decides to quit.
Which is why many are expecting that Bryant will be immortalized by the Lakers with a statue outside of Staples Center when his playing days are over. Surprisingly, via Los That Sports Blog, we find out that Bryant already has...
The Los Angeles Lakers would like to re-sign Dwight Howard and build their franchise around him. The team has made that abundantly clear since the end of the season, but Howard has made it equally clear that he would like to explore all of his options first. If LA is going to lose Howard in [...]
LOS ANGELES Norvel Pelle's improbable plan will have to wait at least another year.
The former standout at Los Angeles Price who failed twice to meet academic standards for college had hoped to be picked in June's NBA Draft without having played a minute of NCAA ball. However, his agent, Gregg Nunn, confirmed through a representative on Monday that Pelle had withdrawn his...
BALLS IN YOUR COURT
The summer of our Dwightmare will begin soon, but Metta World Peace doesn't think he'll leave the Lakers. World Peace explains that the prize free agent won't leave since he has Howard by the ... uh ... man parts.
After letting all but one of his coaches go, Coach Mike D’Antoni has made another addition to his coaching staff.
Larry Lewis of the D-Fenders has been hired as the player development coach.
He’ll join Dan D’Antoni, Mike’s brother, who is the only current assistant coach, and the only man who wasn’t let go after last season.
Isn’t nepotism great? (sarcasm...
GREAT BALLER OF CHINA
Tweet Yep, you read that correctly. Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is so loved overseas that they gave the still-active icon a statue in China: You can bet the farm that Bryant will also have a statue outside of Staples Center in Los Angeles — the man IS one of the most accomplished [...]
Since the Los Angeles Lakers were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs, rumors have been swirling around center Dwight Howard and his future. While that future remains to be determined, the Lakers remain confident that they will ultimately re-sign Howard this summer, according to Marc Stein and Ramona Shelbourne of ESPN.The Lakers have held discussions with Howard’s representation...
Kobe Bryant has one year remaining on his deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, but that does not mean the future Hall of Famer is contemplating retirement. Bryant suffered a torn Achilles back on April 12, and we all know he would never be one to let an injury dictate the end of his career. [...]
Amid rumors that next season could be his last in the NBA, a recent report indicates that Kobe Bryant wants to play beyond 2014.
When Phil Jackson talks -- or Tweets – people listen.
Whether people actually believe him or not is a completely different story, particularly when the former head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls and arguably the greatest basketball coach of all-time confesses that his coaching days are over.
How many times have we heard this song?
Jackson said as...
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The Los Angeles Lakers are currently at a crossroads going into next season after having an unsuccessful season; they have financial obligations out of the wazoo and then there is Dwight Howard. Phil Jackson, who is still out there promoting his book, and you know, who is engaged with Jeanie Buss was very outspoken – [...]The post Phil Jackson: Los Angeles Lakers are a “mess”...