Coaches and Dwight Howard: Here’s the Math

Dwight Howard has this legacy attached him. Apart from caring only about money. Apart from hating shooting guards. Apart from his mouth moving and not knowing if he is lying or if he is um…lying. Apart from his 1980’s game that hasn’t left the decade of Iran/Contra where big men parked in the lane and…

Dwight Howard Not Making Friends Shocks No One

Luck has never been on Dwight Howard’s side particularly when Howard picks up stakes and moves to another team and city hoping for redemption.  In 2012, Howard was traded from the Magic to the Lakers. His first season in L.A. the Lakers were swept in the first round of the playoffs by the Spurs and…

The Dwight Howard Mega Trade: Was It An “F”?

In the summer of 2012,  perpetually unhappy Dwight Howard was traded from Orlando, the team that drafted him. The Magic had high hopes that Howard would do what Shaquille O’Neal never did, stay in town. But Howard had been miserable for a couple of years, burdened by the usual grass is greener somewhere else. He…

Dwight Howard, Remember Him?

Dwight Howard is in the playoffs. Really? Says who? In game one versus the Wizards, Howard played 29 minutes, shot 33% and had 14 rebounds and 7 boring points.  In game two, Howard played 20 minutes, took five shots, had seven rebounds and six points. Yes, he had foul trouble.  But the Hawks went small.…

The Normalcy of Hating Dwight Howard

If it is Lakers vs. Dwight Howard you can bet there is going to be something dramatic. Just because Kobe is gone doesn’t mean fans have drowned the torch in kumbaya waters and have forgiven Howard. Last night the Lakers roughed up Howard and the Hawks, though, to be fair, Howard got his: 19 points…

First Kobe, Now Clint Capela in the Dwight Crosshairs

Everything, as they say, comes out in the wash. It was reported by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon that the discourse and disenchantment and passive ugliness that tainted and ruined the Rockets season last year had to do with upper management, primarily Darryl Morey the Rockets GM wanting a Howard demotion. Les Alexander, the Rockets owner was…

Shaq’s Next Victim: Dwight Howard

Scottie Pippen was first. He endured a social media tussle with Shaq and lost. No one who enters the Shaq battle is going to win. He is always going to have the last word and on top of everything else, Shaquille O’Neal is a man with a huge amount of wit, humor, sarcasm and jokes.…