"She liked me last night!"
Dwight Howard returned to Orlando for the first time since signing with the Lakers on Tuesday night and scored a season-high 39 points. But perhaps the best moment of Howard's night came when he slammed down a dunk and then blew a kiss to Orlando fans who were booing him all night long. Show More Summary
At long last, Dwight Howard is becoming the dominant presence in the middle that the Los Angeles Lakers thought they were getting following last summer's blockbuster trade. In the team's game against the Orlando Magic on March 12, the...Show More Summary
Naturally, Dwight Howard's season-high 39 points came in his only visit to Orlando this season, a 106-97 Lakers victory. Serenaded by boos and greeted by signs ("Dwight Coward" was a personal favorite), Howard returned the love after this slam, wholly set up by Steve Nash drawing two defenders. Show More Summary
Dwight Howard emerged from the Amway Center with both a victory over the Orlando Magic and some fresh new perspective on the Los Angeles Lakers in hand. Though the prevailing theme in the Lakers’ latest travels was Howard’s return to Orlando, something much greater can be taken away from this: Dwight and Kobe Bryant are [...]
After momentarily falling out of the eighth spot in the Western Conference, the Los Angeles Lakers are right back in it thanks to their 106-97 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. The Lakers sit one half game ahead of the Utah Jazz, and both teams will be in action on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Lakers 106, Magic 97 When Dwight Howard returned to Orlando for the first time on Tuesday, he knew there would be boos. There were certainly plenty of them, but Howard shook them off and put forth one of his most dominating performances...Show More Summary
Dwight Howard swears it had more to do with feeling good and being in shape than wanting to stick it to the Magic in his first game in Orlando. But in an arena filled with signs caustically welcoming Howard home, … Continue reading ...
Orlando Magic, UnitedHealthcare Fight Hunger in Central Florida Magic players Al Harrington and Kyle O'Quinn join 300 people to pack Hi-Five Kids Packs for Second Harvest at the RDV Sportsplex Volunteer project to help more than 13,000...Show More Summary
Cred: NBA Dribbled Out When I take over Adam Silver’s job as NBA Commissioner in the year 2035, mark my words, this Lakers/Magic nonsense will never happen again under my [...] The post Dwight Howard’s Return To Orlando Involves A Kiss And A Lot Of Free Throws appeared first on The Smoking Section.
Dwight Howard scored a season-high 39 points, had 16 rebounds and was sent to the free throw line 39 times by his former team as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Orlando Magic, 106-97 on Tuesday night. The victory came in Howard’s first return to Orlando since his drama-filled offseason trade to the Lakers. He endured [...]
Repeatedly fouled intentionally by his old team, Howard makes 25 of 39 free throws, setting two team records and tying an NBA mark as Lakers beat Orlando, 106-97. ORLANDO, Fla. — Courtside fans of the Orlando Magic were trying to rankle Dwight Howard, yelling at him early in the fourth quarter.
THE FACTS: Dwight Howard scored a season-high 39 points in his return to Orlando and tied his NBA record of 39 free-throw attempts in leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 106-97 victory over the Orlando Magic.
People in Orlando were keyed in for Dwight Howard's return. Not only did he leave the Magic hanging in limbo for a couple of seasons wondering whether he would exercise his option, whether he really wanted to stay in Orlando, whether he could still play for Stan Van Gundy. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers are in an extremely tight race with the Utah Jazz for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. This is the main reason the team was motivated to perform well against the Orlando Magic on the road, but the game was also a homecoming for Dwight Howard, Chris Duhon and Earl Clark, who were traded to L.A. Show More Summary
Eat your heart out, Orlando. Dwight Howard led the Los Angeles Lakers to a 106-97 victory over the Orlando Magic in his first return to the house Mickey Mouse helped build since being traded. Howard was greeted with an ensemble of boos and general jeers when his name was announced. Show More Summary
For the first time since leaving the team in what can only be described as an ugly departure, Dwight Howard visited the Orlando Magic. When it was all said and done, D-12 reminded the Magic why he was the face of their franchise. The Los Angeles Lakers' 106-97 win only begins to scratch the surface. Show More Summary
Dwight Howard was greeted by a hearty chorus of boos when the Los Angeles Lakers were introduced before their game against the Orlando Magic Tuesday. To the surprise of absolutely nobody, of course. Howard's mishandling of his eventual...Show More Summary
Dwight Howard will make his first appearance in Orlando since leaving for the Los Angeles Lakers, an occasion that merited the kind of jam-packed, wacky press conference he became known for with the Magic. He started with a message of … Continue reading ?
The number 12 is no longer sacred in Orlando. The man who used to wear it, Los Angeles Lakers’ center Dwight Howard, also once shouldered the Magic’s hopes of attaining an elusive first NBA championship. But after eight years of chasing it, and taking Orlando through one of the most turbulent seasons in its history last year, [...]