Is Shaq Afraid That Dwight Howard Will Be a Better Laker Than Him?

October 6th, 2012 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Shaquille O'Neal no longer punishes opposing centers in the paint, but he still likes to dish out abuse via sound byte, and that criticism is usually directed at new Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard.

Howard has mostly taken O'Neal's barbs in stride and rather than firing back, Howard has questioned why Shaq chooses to criticize his game instead of helping him grow as a player.

Well, according to Yahoo! Sports the days of Howard responding to Shaq's unwarranted attacks with meekness are a thing of the past, pretty much like Shaq's career.

"Shaq played the game and he is done," Howard told reporters on Thursday. "It's time to move on. He hated the fact when he played that older guys were talking about him and how he played. Now he's doing the exact same thing. Just let it go. There's no sense for him to be talking trash to me. He did his thing in the league. Sit back and relax. Your time is up."

Howard's words pretty much sum up the irony of O'Neal's negative attitude, and Howard's final statement probably will not succeed in silencing O'Neal in the future, but the relevance of his words should.

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