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  • Dwight Howard says he understands Lakers fans' distaste for him

    Dwight Howard remains confronted by a nemesis his long arms and massive hands can’t do anything about: Lakers fans. Many remain bitter over his departure for the Houston Rockets after just one season wearing purple and gold, something Howard has...
  • Gambling website predicts Lakers finish with low win count

    It took 45 wins to make the playoffs last year.  The Lakers finished as the seventh-seed last season, ahead of the Houston Rockets, who also ended the regular season at 45-37. What are the odds the Lakers get to 45 wins this season? According to...
  • Lakers get ready to face Dwight Howard

    HOUSTON -- Generally, the Lakers don’t like to talk about Dwight Howard, hoping his decision to leave them will go away and hide in a file cabinet of awkward moments in team history. They don't have a choice Thursday. Staggering from two horrid...
  • Mike D'Antoni responds to Kobe Bryant being ranked 2nd best in poll

    Mike D'Antoni responds to Kobe Bryant being ranked 2nd best in poll
    League executives voted Kobe Bryant as the second-best shooting guard in the league, according to a survey of the team's 30 general managers. Let's just say Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni sees things differently. "He's probably the second-best with a torn...
  • Lakers have another game yanked from national broadcast schedule

    Lakers have another game yanked from national broadcast schedule
    The injured, flagging Lakers have been pulled for yet another nationally televised game. On Thursday, the NBA announced the Lakers' visit to Chicago on Jan. 20, to play the Derrick Rose-less Bulls, will no longer be aired on TNT. Instead, Dwight...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Andrew Bynum lacks commitment

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Andrew Bynum lacks commitment
    With news that Andrew Bynum has been suspended and excused from all team activities by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Bynum's former mentor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sounded off on the ex-Lakers center. Abdul-Jabbar gave his thoughts Sunday via his Facebook...
  • Lakers even record at 7-7 with a 100-86 victory over Kings

    Lakers 100, Sacramento Kings 86 (final) The Lakers improved to .500 with a 100-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night at Staples Center. Winning their third game in a row, the Lakers kept pace with last year's team with a 7-7 start,...
  • Lakers fade in 110-97 loss to Dallas Mavericks

    The Lakers fell on the road to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, 110-97. Defense was once again an issue as the Lakers let the Mavericks shoot 53.3% from the field. Dirk Nowitzki led all scorers with 27 points on 12-of-19 shooting. When the...
  • Orlando Magic might employ Hack-a-Howard strategy against Dwight Howard on Sunday

    Orlando Magic might employ Hack-a-Howard strategy against Dwight Howard on Sunday
    HOUSTON — Don't be surprised if the Orlando Magic repeatedly send Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard to the free-throw line when the teams play Sunday night at Toyota Center. Howard has made 55.3 percent of his free-throw attempts this season...
  • The Dwight Howard trade forced Afflalo, Harkless and Vucevic to grow

    The Dwight Howard trade forced Afflalo, Harkless and Vucevic to grow
    HOUSTON — The Orlando Magic franchise reached a momentous turning point on Aug. 10, 2012. That day, Magic officials completed a 12-player trade with three other teams that sent Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers. The move instantly put the...
  • Dwight Howard's Houston Rockets beat the Orlando Magic 98-88

    Dwight Howard's Houston Rockets beat the Orlando Magic 98-88
    HOUSTON — For his 28th birthday on Sunday, Dwight Howard received a gift from the NBA’s schedule-makers: a game against his struggling former team, the Orlando Magic. The Houston Rockets and Howard weren’t sharp, but they didn’...