Dwight Howard

Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, left, and Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin look at a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Clippers lead all the way to beat Rockets 137-118

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwight Howard returned for the first time to Staples Center, where the Los Angeles Clippers ran his Houston Rockets off the floor with their most points in four years. J.J. Redick […]

11/05/2013

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan dunks during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Jordan on Howard: ‘It’s a challenge, but I love it’

DeAndre Jordan has long been friends with Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard. On Monday, for the first of two meetings in less than a week, the two athletic big men will be matched up against […]

11/04/2013

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, center, goes up for a dunk as Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors and point guard Scott Machado look on during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

New looks and a familiar favorite for NBA 2013-14

Dwight Howard moved on and Derrick Rose came back, though Kobe Bryant won’t quite yet. Nine first-time coaches are coming in and David Stern will soon head out. With different looks all around the NBA […]

10/28/2013

Bret Lewis

The high price of doing business

What a difference a year makes. Just 12 months ago, Lakers fans wanted nothing more than to get center Dwight Howard, the perennial “Defensive Player of the Year.” And despite coming off back surgery… he […]

05/21/2013

Bret Lewis

Is there life after Kobe?

The Lakers will say all the right things about how much they love Kobe Bryant. How much they miss him now that he’s out with a torn Achilles tendon. But make no mistake: Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol especially would LOVE to prove they can win without him.

04/17/2013

Bret Lewis

Settle down kids

When WILL the Lakers learn to play nice? The New York Post claims that relations between Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant at the All Star game were “icy” to say the least.

02/20/2013

Lakers

Howard, Gasol, Hill all sidelined for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill all will miss the Los Angeles Lakers’ upcoming road trip with injuries, leaving the struggling club without its top three big men.

01/07/2013

Bret Lewis

Things to come

While everyone else has been reviewing the sports highlights of 2012, Mark Whicker of the Orange County Register gives us a look ahead to the big events of 2013. They include:

01/02/2013

Dwight Howard

Lakers center Howard fined $35K for flagrant foul

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard was fined $35,000 by the NBA on Thursday for a flagrant foul against Denver’s Kenneth Faried.

12/27/2012

Dwight Howard to Lakers in 4-team, 12-player deal

(AP) – Dwight Howard got his wish: He’s out of Orlando. The All-Star center was traded Friday to the Los Angeles Lakers, the last act of his long, drawn-out departure from the Magic. It took […]

08/10/2012

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