Kobe and Dwight Could End Even Worse Than Kobe and Shaq

January 12th, 2013 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
During ESPN's broadcast of the Los Angeles Lakers' sixth loss in a row, analyst Jeff Van Gundy commented on the complex relationship between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard, and the apparent tension between the two that has dominated the news recently.

Van Gundy was referring to statements that Howard made after an earlier loss to the Clippers, where he appeared to take subtle jabs at Bryant while discussing the merits of team chemistry.

In Ramona Shelburne's article, Howard suggested that one of the issues plaguing the Lakers right now is that they really don't enjoy each other's company off the court. He even went further to call into question a certain teammate's leadership skills.

Howard never mentioned Bryant by name, but it wasn't hard to guess who he was referring to when the conversation veered toward alpha males and the best ways to show your team you are truly a leader.

Bryant is as alpha as they come, and the story only grew worse from there when reports surfaced that Howard had to be restrained from physically confronting Bryant after ...

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