Dwight Howard: Why Lakers Star Still Gives Los Angeles Best Shot at Winning

January 12th, 2013 by Pete Schauer Leave a reply »
Despite what the experts tell you, trading Dwight Howard is not the right move for the struggling Los Angeles Lakers.

The 15-21 Lakers have been abused by opponents this season, as their interior and transition defense have both been invisible while crucial stars Steve Nash and Howard have been battling injury, that is, for most of the season.

Los Angeles' struggles this season have resulted in a multitude of trade rumors and speculation surrounding Howard, whom some fear is on pace to start another Dwightmare in L.A.

Before we grab our pitchforks and torches and send D-12 packing for the East Coast, why don't we think about this rationally?

Let us first address the possible beef between Howard and Kobe Bryant.

As we all know, Kobe isn't exactly the easiest fellow to get along with, am I wrong?

Despite a tumultuous relationship between Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal, the pair still won three consecutive NBA titles together and is still regarded as one of the deadliest center-guard combinations in the history of the league.

Yes, eventually the sour relationship led to O'Neal being shipped to the Mi ...

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