Game 7 Win or Not, Lakers’ Next Big Achievement Will Be Dwight Howard

May 12th, 2012 by David Weiss Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Lakers are going to play tonight in a Game 7 matchup that they will more than likely win because of their size, experience, home-court advantage and the improved health of Kobe Bryant.


But following Game 6, what should it tell you that the leader of the Los Angeles Lakers couldn't refrain from calling out people for their lack of mental toughness and urgency?

I'll tell you what.

Kobe Bryant—otherwise known as the guy who overcame a lockout, marital separation, multiple injuries, changes to the team's front office all the way down to the coaching staff, a vetoed trade that would have landed Chris Paul and the removal of Derek Fisher and Lamar—is beginning to sense that the Lakers may not have what it takes to win a championship.

Which is why, if the Lakers fail to beat the Nuggets tonight, let alone Oklahoma City in Round 2, expect to hear the name Dwight Howard.

A lot!

Not that you wouldn't have heard it anyway, given the US Weekly-like coverage that surrounded him and the Magic all season long.

But with rumors that Dwight Howard is unwilling to sign an extensio ...

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